The FDA is worried about a growing, parasitic threat to the US blood supply

Two medical companies — IGeneX and Imugen — are each developing two types of tests to detect babesiosis. One type looks for Babesia microbes directly by detecting their DNA in a person’s blood. The other test looks for antibodies that a person’s body generates to fight Babesia.
Tiny parasites normally spread by ticks are...|Par Dave Mosher