Ehrlichia

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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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Tenders are invited for provide ehrlichia chaffeensis and west nile virus indirect fluorescent assay slides to the state lab of public health.
1,2) Its causative agent, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, is an obligate intracellular, gram-negative bacterium that typically invades and replicates in host mononuclear phagocytes, as the infections name implies.
americanum ticks are known vectors of [greater than or equal to] 2 human pathogens, Ehrlichia chaffeensis and E.
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.
Intravascular persistence of Anaplasma platys, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, and Ehrlichia ewingii DNA in the blood of a dog and two family members.
The order should be as follows: Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, Ehrlichia ewingii, and Undetermined.
A partir del primer aislamiento (cultivo celular DH82 canino) se obtuvo la secuencia completa del gen 16S ribosomal, y se demostro que se trataba de una nueva especie de Ehrlichia que tambien parasitaba a los monocitos, y se denomino Ehrlichia chaffeensis (1, 11, 16, 21, 27).
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).
Post-release from the hospital, results came back seropositive (private laboratory, Tampa) for Ehrlichia chaffeensis, the causative agent of human monocytic ehrlichiosis (HME).
Andrea Varela-Stokes concentrated mainly on Ehrlichia chaffeensis, the agent of human monocytic ehrlichiosis (HME), and Borrelia lonestari (Figure 5), putative agent of "southern tick-associated rash illness" (STARI) in her PhD and post-doctoral work.
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.