Ehrlichia chaffeensis


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Ehr·lich·i·a chaf·fee'n·sis

The bacterial species associated with human ehrlichiosis; infects human monocytes and is carried by the tick vector, Amblyomma americanum, the Lone Star tick.

Ehr·lich·i·a chaf·fe·en·sis

(ār-lik'ē-ă chaf'ē-en'sis)
A bacterial species associated with human monocytic ehrlichiosis; carried by a tick vector, Amblyomma americanum, the Lone Star tick, and transmitted by various hard-bodied ticks.

Ehrlichia chaffeensis

An obligate intracellular gram-negative bacterium that causes human monocytic ehrlichiosis in humans.
See also: Ehrlichia
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Increasing incidence of ehrlichiosis in the United States: A summary of national surveillance of Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii infections in the United States, 2008-2012.
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Persistent Ehrlichia chaffeensis infection in white-tailed deer.
Susceptibility of whitetailed deer to infection with Ehrlichia chaffeensis,the etiologic agent of ehrlichiosis.
Human ehrlichiosis: hematopathology and immunohistologic detection of Ehrlichia chaffeensis.
Ehrlichia chaffeensis is an obligatory intracellular, tick-transmitted bacterium that is maintained in nature in a cycle involving at least one and perhaps several vertebrate reservoir hosts.
Evaluation of Antibiotic Susceptibilities of Ehrlichia canis, Ehrlichia chaffeensis, and Anaplasma phagocytophilum by Real-Time PCR.
Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis (HME) is a vector-borne disease transmitted through the bite of Ixodid ticks carrying the obligate intraleucocytic bacterium Ehrlichia chaffeensis.
Tetracycline, too, is effective against Borrelia burgdorferi and Ehrlichia chaffeensis, the causes of Rocky Mountain spotted fever and ehrlichiosis, respectively.
21) Previously, only Ehrlichia chaffeensis and E ewingii were thought to cause tick-borne Ehrlichiosis in humans in the US, and neither is endemic in Wisconsin or Minnesota.
Se demuestra la presencia de anticuerpos contra Ehrlichia chaffeensis y Ehrlichia canis en personal que labora en clinicas veterinarias en Lima Metropolitana o que ha tenido contacto con canes domesticos con Ehrlichiosis canina.