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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cells, which have been described anecdotally in Ehrlichia infections.
Ehrlichia equi infection of horses from Minnesota and Wisconsin: Detection of seroconversion and acute disease investigation.
Ehrlichia chaffeensis was detected in one (1%) of the adult ticks tested, and E ewingii was detected in 2 (2%) adult and 2 (6%) of the nymph samples.
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.
Thrombocyte indices in dogs infected with Ehrlichia canis and Anaplasma phagocytophilum.
chaffeensis, probablemente se deban a que los cebadores usados en la primera PCR de genero (ECC/ ECB) amplifican, ademas, a otras especies, lo que podria indicar infeccion por otras especies de Ehrlichia (E.
Mice were infected with Ehrlichia muris, sacrificed on day 30 post-infection and their spleens were harvested.
In people, one or the most prevalent culprits is the bacterium Ehrlichia chaffeensis which causes a form of the disease known as human monocytic ehrlichiosis (HME).
Further, he notes that coinfection with organisms such as Bartonella, Ehrlichia, and Babesia is nearly always missed due to a failure of suitable lab diagnostics.
Further evaluation revealed positive serology for Ehrlichia chaffeensis with an initial titer of 64 during the first week's test, 128 for the second week, and a maximum of 1024 by the third week.