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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Inokuma H, Raoult D, Brouqui P Detection of Ehrlichia platys DNA in brown dog ticks (Rhipicephalus sanguineus) in Okinawa Island, Japan.
Ehrlichia platys (Anaplasma platys) in dogs from Maracaibo, Venezuela: an ultrastructural study of experimental and natural infections.
To date, CTP had been reported only in dogs via Ehrlichia platys (9), (10) and it was documented to resolve after antibiotherapy (11).