Ehrlichia


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Related to Ehrlichia: Ehrlichia canis, Ehrlichia chaffeensis

Ehrlichia

[er′lik·ē·ə]
(microbiology)
A genus of the tribe Ehrlichieae; coccoid to ellipsoidal or pleomorphic cells; intracellular parasites in cytoplasm of host leukocytes.
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Ehrlichia sps., which is what your dog tested positive for, is a tick-borne rickettsial disease agent.
Evaluation of Gulf Coast ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) for Ehrlichia and Anaplasma species.
Concomitant Babesia gibsoni and Ehrlichia canis infection in a dog.
Seroprevalencia de Ehrlichia canis mediante la tecnica de ELISA (IMMUNOCOMB) en pacientes caninos del Hospital Clinico Veterinario Docente de la Universidad Santo Tomas de la ciudad de Talca, Region del Maule, Chile.
El Amblyoma Americanun es el principal vector del agente patogeno Ehrlichia Ewingii, al igual que para E.
It demonstrated a preponderance of atypical T cells and dropped [CD4.sup.+] and [CD8.sup.+] cells, which have been described anecdotally in Ehrlichia infections.
Thirty-one percent (23/75) of dogs with anemia, 4% (3/75) of dogs with leucopenia, 80% (60/75) of dogs with thrombocytopenia, 17% (13/75) of dogs with hemorrhages, and 59% (44/75) of dogs with ticks were positive for Ehrlichia spp.
Useable gltA sequences were obtained for six of the animals studied (copy numbers 33,100 to 42,900/mL blood, mean 37,600) showing five, all cattle from Yunnan, to be infected with an Ehrlichia sp.
Ehrlichia equi infection of horses from Minnesota and Wisconsin: Detection of seroconversion and acute disease investigation.
(16) In addition, the A americanum samples were screened for Ehrlichia species in a 20 [micro]L real-time multiplex reaction designed to amplify and differentiate a segment of the heat shock protein operon groEL of E chaffeensis and E ewingii (28) using the Light-Cycler FastStart DNA Master HybProbe kit (Roche) and 2 [micro]L of sample.
Acorde a esto, el objetivo de este estudio fue determinar la frecuencia de Ehrlichia canis en perros naturalmente infectados; asi como, la frecuencia de las garrapatas que lo estan infestando, comparar las secuencias identificados en Mexico con aquellas publicadas en el GenBank de paises Americanos y realizar un analisis filogenetico buscando la relacion entre los aislados.