Babesia Infiltrating the Blood Supply?


Protester, Lisa HIlton holds sign about Babesia being transmitted through the blood supply at 2013 Greenbay, Wi Worldwide Lyme Protest
Lyme Patient, Lisa HIlton holds a sign about Babesia being transmitted through the blood supply at the 2013 Greenbay, Wi Worldwide Lyme Protest

Ok so, us Lyme Patients have been talking about this for years…why is it taking the medical community so long to catch up to…..common sense.

Is Lyme Disease and the co infections such as Babesia, Bartonella and Erlichiosis being transmitted through blood transfusions.. The answer..YES..of course…at least Babesia and Erlichiosis have been proven now.

See these articles:
Boy Gets Rare Tick Infection Through Transfusion
Anaplasma phagocytophilum Transmitted Through Blood Transfusion — Minnesota, 2007

Now today this article comes out:

Tick-Borne Infections Infiltrate U.S. Blood Supply

“In a paper released ahead-of-print by the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rhode Island and New York State report that 159 cases of babesiosis were caused by transfusions in the past 30 years  and “the risk may be increasing.” Twenty-seven of the patients died.”

Please Read Full Article Here

Click Here to Read Other Transmission Methods for Tick Borne Infections

So my question to you, what can we do to make the blood supply safer? What can we do as educated Lyme patients to make sure the FDA is aware? Please leave suggestions below.

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