Reports of immunocompromised patients with Ehrlichia infection Immunocompromised state Age Form of ehrlichiosis Rheumatoid arthritis, on methotrexate 49 Ehrlichia ewingii
Emphysema, on prednisone 65 E.
Intravascular persistence of Anaplasma platys, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, and Ehrlichia ewingii
DNA in the blood of a dog and two family members.
, previously known as a canine parasite, was detected by this technique in circulating leukocytes of four patients with febrile illness.
Human infection with Ehrlichia ewingii
, the agent of Ozark canine granulocytic ehrlichiosis.
Sequential evaluation of dogs naturally infected with Ehrlichia canis, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, Ehrlichia equi, Ehrlichia ewingii
, or Bartonella vinsonii.
ricinus, whereas Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii
are transmitted by Amblyomma americanum ticks (5,6).