human granulocytic ehrlichiosis


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human granulocytic ehrlichiosis:

see ehrlichiosisehrlichiosis
, any of several diseases caused by rickettsia of the genera Ehrlichia and Anaplasma. Ehrlichiosis is transmitted by ticks. Both human forms tend to develop about nine days after a tick bite.
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Prevalence of the rickettsial agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in ticks from a hyperendemmic focus of Lyme disease.
Perpetuation of the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in a dear tick-rodent cycle.
Acquisition and transmission of the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis by Ixodes scapularis ticks.
If empirical treatment is used, doxycycline is preferable to amoxicillin, which is ineffective against human granulocytic ehrlichiosis.
For the infectious diseases added to the list of nationally notifiable diseases that were reportable in [less than]40 states in 1998, data will now be included in Table I; these diseases are cyclosporiasis, human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, and human monocytic ehrlichiosis.
Serial measurements of hematologic counts during the active phase of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis.
In the United States, human monocytic ehrlichiosis (HME) and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE) represent two clinically indistinguishable yet epidemiologically and etiologically distinct diseases caused by Ehrlichia chaffeensis and a bacterium similar or identical to E.
Inter- and intralaboratory comparison of Ehrlichia equi and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE) agent strains for serodiagnosis of HGE by the immunofluorescent-antibody test.
Although no cases of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE) have been confirmed in Maryland, the clinical features of HGE are identical to those of HME (4), and its suspected vector, Ixodes scapularis, is present throughout the eastern and central part of the state.
Cloning and expression of the 44-kilodalton major outer membrane protein gene of the human granulocytic ehrlichiosis agent and application of the recombinant protein to serodiagnosis.
Perinatal transmission of the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis.

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