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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Increasing incidence of ehrlichiosis in the United States: A summary of national surveillance of Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii infections in the United States, 2008-2012.
Scott et al., "Predominance of Ehrlichia ewingii in Missouri dogs," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
(25) Ehrlichia ewingii is known to cause a mild febrile illness in humans and may account for as much as 7% of all human ehrlichiosis cases in the United States.
Detection of bacterial agents in Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) from Georgia, USA, and the use of a multiplex assay to differentiate Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii. J Med Entomol.
(2008) demostraram que a infeccao com Ehrlichia ewingii atrasa a apoptose espontanea de neutrofilos caninos por estabilizacao do potencial de membrana mitocondrial.
Data for hepatitis C viral, acute, and ehrlichiosis/ anaplasmosis (including subcategories Ehrlichia chaffeensis, Ehrlichia ewingii, Anaplasmaphagocytophilum, and ehrlichiosis/anaplasmosis, undetermined) are now displayed in Table II because case reports exceeded 1,000 during 2009.
Seroprevalence of Ehrlichia canis, Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii in dogs in North America.
Infection rates of Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis by Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii in southwest Missouri.
Ehrlichia ewingii, one of the causative agents of canine granulocytotropic ehrlichiosis, has been reported in dogs in several U.S.
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.