Eperythrozoon


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Eperythrozoon

[‚ep·ə‚rith·rə′zō·ən]
(microbiology)
A genus of the family Anaplasmataceae; rings and coccoids occur on erythrocytes and in the plasma of various vertebrates.
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They are potential vectors of hog cholera and eperythrozoonosis, a reckettsial disease caused by Eperythrozoon suis which causes anemia and icterus (yellow discoloration of mucus membranes, sclera and inner ears).
Anaemia and low viability in piglets infected with Eperythrozoon suis.