Anaplasma

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Anaplasma

[‚an·ə′plaz·mə]
(microbiology)
A genus of the family Anaplasmataceae; organisms form inclusions in red blood cells of ruminants.
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A totalof 300 (n=150 sheep; n=150 goats) blood samples were collected from clinically affected small ruminants and examined microscopically;129 (43%) were positive for Anaplasma ovis.
3% in Jos and south east Bouchi while Opera and Wokedi (2011) also recorded 32% prevalence of Anaplasma ovis in the small ruminants.
En zonas endemicas, Anaplasma ovis, Anaplasma marginale, Trypanosoma vivax, Trypanosoma melophagium (17), Babesia ovis y Babesia motasi son transmitidos a ovinos y caprinos por vectores artropodos dentro de los que se destacan varias especies de tabanidos, Stomoxys calcitrans, Haematobia irritans (Trypanosoma vivax y Anaplasma ovis) y garrapatas de las especies Rhipicephalus bursa (Anaplasma ovis y Babesia sp.
In ovines (Ovis aries), the disease caused by Anaplasma ovis produces a slight to severe decrease in packed cell volume and death in affected animals.
Sequence analysis of the msp4 gene of Anaplasma ovis strains.