Anaplasma phagocytophilum

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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.

Anaplasma phagocytophilum

(an″ă-plaz′mă fag″ŏ-sī-tof′ĭ-lŭm)
A small gram-negative coccus that is an obligate intracellular parasite. It can be transmitted to humans by tick bite and is the cause of the disease formerly known as human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (now known as anaplasmosis). It was formerly called Ehrlichia phagocytophila.
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The study was designed to investigate the seroprevalence of Anaplasma marginale among cattle from Sargodha, Khushab and Rawalpindi districts of the northern Punjab, Pakistan.
"In other words, we identified both a key and door that together promote Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection," Jason A.
It was concluded that oxytetracycline is more effective and safe in chemosterilization of persistent Anaplasma marginale infection in cattle.
"To date we have only tested the vaccine against one strain of Anaplasma. In the field, many strains coexist.
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The Ehrlichia and Anaplasma genera are classified as small, gram-negative, and obligate intracellular cocci that infect leukocytes in humans and various animal species.
"We've picked up a few cases of dogs that were positive for anaplasma," he said.
Caption: Anaplasma phagocytophilum cultured in human promyelocytic cells, showing morulae as basophilic and intracytoplasmic inclusions (arrows).
Suspected cases were screened for presence of Anaplasma infection using blood smear examination and PCR.
ewingii antibody (as in your case), antibody to the Lyme disease-causing bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, and the antibody to Anaplasma phagocytophilum and platys.
El agente causante es la rickettsia Anaplasma marginale, que invade los globulos rojos produciendo su destruccion.