Eperythrozoon


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Eperythrozoon

/Ep·eryth·ro·zo·on/ (ep″ah-rith″ro-zo´on) a genus of the family Bartonellaceae; its members are of limited pathogenicity, infecting rodents, cattle, sheep, and swine.

Eperythrozoon

a group of bacteria that parasitize erythrocytes and now are recognized to be within the genus Mycoplasma. E. coccoides and E. parvum have not yet been reassigned.

Eperythrozoon coccoides
may cause anemia in mice.
Eperythrozoon felis
see Mycoplasmahaemofelis.
Eperythrozoon ovis
see Mycoplasmaovis.
Eperythrozoon parvum
a usually apathogenic species found in pigs.
Eperythrozoon suis
see Mycoplasmasuis.
Eperythrozoon wenyoni
see Mycoplasmawenyoni.
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Such plasmodiastatic effect has been attributed to possible blood contamination by Eperythrozoon coccoides (9).
formerly Eperythrozoon ovis), an eperythrocytic agent of haemolytic anaemia in sheep and goats.
On the basis of its microscopic appearance, the infectious agent was thought to be an Eperythrozoon spp.