human granulocytic ehrlichiosis

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human granulocytic ehrlichiosis:

see ehrlichiosisehrlichiosis
, any of several diseases caused by rickettsia of the genera Ehrlichia and Anaplasma. Ehrlichiosis is transmitted by ticks. Both human forms tend to develop about nine days after a tick bite.
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Prevalence of the rickettsial agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in ticks from a hyperendemmic focus of Lyme disease.
If empirical treatment is used, doxycycline is preferable to amoxicillin, which is ineffective against human granulocytic ehrlichiosis.
Seroprevalence of antibodies that react with Anaplasma phagocytophila, the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, in different populations in Westchester County, New York.
For the infectious diseases added to the list of nationally notifiable diseases that were reportable in [less than]40 states in 1998, data will now be included in Table I; these diseases are cyclosporiasis, human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, and human monocytic ehrlichiosis.
This patient's diagnosis was HGA, a tickborne illness previously called human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (10).
Clinical and laboratory characteristics of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis. JAMA 1996;275: 199-205.
Although no cases of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE) have been confirmed in Maryland, the clinical features of HGE are identical to those of HME (4), and its suspected vector, Ixodes scapularis, is present throughout the eastern and central part of the state.
Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in the upper Midwest United States.
Serial measurements of hematologic counts during the active phase of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis. Clin Infect Dis.
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Inter- and intralaboratory comparison of Ehrlichia equi and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE) agent strains for serodiagnosis of HGE by the immunofluorescent-antibody test.

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