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the bacterial species that causes human granulocytic ehrlichiosis; also causes tick-borne fever in cattle; occurs in the Midatlantic, southern New England, and southern Midwest and is spread by ticks (Ixodes).
A·na·plas·ma pha·go·cy·to·phil·um(an'ă-plaz'mă fā'gō-sī-tŏ-f'il-um)
A bacterial species that causes human granulocytic ehrlichiosis; also causes tick-borne fever in cattle; spread by ticks (Ixodes), it occurs in the United States in the Middle Atlantic states, southern New England, and the lower Midwest.
The former name of the bacterium now known as Anaplasma phagocytophilum.See: Anaplasma phagocytophilum
See also: 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.
causes canine monocytic ehrlichiosis.
causes canine granulocytic ehrlichiosis.
causes ondiri disease. Called also bovine petechial fever.
now Anaplasmaphagocytophila; causes benign ovine rickettsiosis.
cause of heartwater in cattle and transmitted by Amblyomma spp. Previously classified as Rickettsia ruminantium and Cowdria ruminantium.