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Volume 18, Number 1—January 2012

Babesiosis among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries, United States, 2006–2008

Mikhail MenisComments to Author , Steven A. Anderson, Hector S. Izurieta, Sanjai Kumar, Dale R. Burwen, Jonathan Gibbs, Garner Kropp, Tugce Erten, Thomas E. MaCurdy, Christopher M. Worrall, Jeffrey A. Kelman1, and Mark O. Walderhaug1
Author affiliations: Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, USA (M. Menis, S.A. Anderson, H.S. Izurieta, S. Kumar, D.R. Burwen, M.O. Walderhaug); Acumen LLC, Burlingame, California, USA (J. Gibbs, G. Kropp, T. Erten, T.E. MaCurdy); Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (C.M. Worrall, J.A. Kelman)

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Figure. Number of babesiosis cases (black bars) and rates (red line) by month of diagnosis among elderly Medicare beneficiaries, United States, 2006–2008.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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