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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Reorganization of genera in the families Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae in the order Rickettsiales: unification of some species of Ehrlichia with Anaplasma, Cowdria with Ehrlichia and Ehrlichia with Neorickettsia, descriptions of six new species combinations and designation of Ehrlichia equi and 'HGE pathogen' as subjective synonyms of Ehrlichia phagocytophila.
The former Ehrlichia phagocytophila is an organism that is similar to E.
Genetic variants of Ehrlichia phagocytophila, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
Immunity reduces reservoir host competence of Peromyscus leucopus for Ehrlichia phagocytophila.
To the Editor: Anaplasma phagocytophilum was defined to include Ehrlichia phagocytophila, E.
Antibodies reactive with Ehrlichia canis, Ehrlichia phagocytophila genogroup antigens and the spotted fever group rickettsial antigens, in free-ranging jackals (Canis aureus syriacus) from Israel.