Ehrlichieae


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Ehrlichieae

[‚er·lə′kī·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A tribe of the family Rickettsiaceae; spherical and occasionally pleomorphic cells; pathogenic for some mammals, not including humans.
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Ehrlichia chaffeensis (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae) infection in Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.
(16.) Johnson EM, Ewing SA, Barker RW, Fox JC, Crow DW, Kocan KM (1998) Experimental transmission of Ehrlichia canis (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae) by Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae).
Natural history of Ehrlichia chaffeensis (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae) in the piedmont physiographic province of Georgia.
Experimental transmission of Ehrlichia chaffeensis (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae) among white-tailed deer by Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae).
Philip gave the name Ehrlichieae to this family of bacteria, after Paul Ehrlich, who initially described a disease associated with small, gram-negative bacteria known to infect cattle, sheep, goats, and dogs.
Failure to transmit Ehrlichia canis (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae) with Otobius megnini (Acari: Argasidae).