Ehrlichia canis


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Ehr·lich·i·a ca·nis

the bacterial species causing the tick-borne disease canine ehrlichiosis in dogs (transmitted by the tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus); it is the type species of the genus Ehrlichia. Occasionally causes tick-borne infection in humans.

Ehrlichia

a genus of bacteria in the family Anaplasmataceae, order Rickettsiales, recently reclassified so that some species are now Anaplasma and some as Neorickettsia. All are intracellular parasites of leukocytes and endothelial cells of animals or humans and require a vector for transmission. See also Rickettsia, Anaplasma, Neorickettsia.

Ehrlichia bovis
see Anaplasmabovis.
Ehrlichia canis
causes canine monocytic ehrlichiosis.
Ehrlichia equi
see Anaplasmaphagocytophila.
Ehrlichia ewingii
causes canine granulocytic ehrlichiosis.
Ehrlichia ondiri
causes ondiri disease. Called also bovine petechial fever.
Ehrlichia ovina
now Anaplasmaphagocytophila; causes benign ovine rickettsiosis.
Ehrlichia phagocytophila
see Anaplasmaphagocytophila.
Ehrlichia platys
now Anaplasmaplatys.
Ehrlichia risticii
see Neorickettsiaristicii.
Ehrlichia ruminantium
cause of heartwater in cattle and transmitted by Amblyomma spp. Previously classified as Rickettsia ruminantium and Cowdria ruminantium.
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Ehrlichia canis es una bacteria intracelular obligada, patogeno causal de la Ehrlichiosis Monocitica Canina (CME), una enfermedad transmitida por garrapatas y potencial mente zoonotica (1,2).
La ehrlichiosis canina es una enfermedad importante, considerada emergente que afecta a los perros y otros canidos, y cuyo agente etiologico es primordialmente Ehrlichia canis (Little, 2010; Neer et al.
36) fue el primero en detectar ADN de Ehrlichia canis en 25 muestras de sangre provenientes de perros de la ciudad de Lima, Peru, aplicando la tecnica de PCR y usando los mismos primers que nosotros.
Frecuencia de Ehrlichia canis y su relacion con los parametros serologicos y hematologicos en caninos en Medellin (Colombia) Rev Colomb Cienc Pecu.
Ingresa al Centro de Veterinaria y Zootecnia de la Universidad CES un perro de raza de springer spaniel, de 8 anos de edad, de 20kg de peso, entero, con plan de vacunacion y desparasitacion vigentes, que habia venido presentando desde el mes de enero de 2009 crisis febriles e hiporexia, con un diagnostico de Ehrlichia canis y que fue tratado con 2 tabletas de Ronaxan[R], 100 diarias durante 21 dias.
Western immunoblotting analysis of the antibody responses of patients with human monocytotropic ehrlichiosis to different strains of Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia canis.
Recurrence report of Ehrlichia canis in dog blood samples in Cali, Colombia
Ehrlichiosis - a condition caused by the bacteria Ehrlichia canis, that invades blood cells.
It is now better understood that if a person's blood count demonstrates a low white count and a low platelet count without a rash, the offending organism is the Ehrlichia canis rather than the organisms causing the other two tick-borne diseases.
Harrus and Baneth developed the vaccine from a proprietary attenuated strain of Ehrlichia canis, the bacteria that causes CME.
Later, based on results as the common cause for nose bleeding in present study was Ehrlichia canis infection (8 dogs) were treated with Doxycycline @ 10 mg/kg, daily once for 28 days, parenteral Etamsylate @ 125 mg total dose, iv and cold pack was applied.