Cytoecetes

Cytoecetes

An invalid bacterial genus name [Bergey’s]; not in current use; some species belong to Ehrlichia.
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First it was named Rickettsia (for Howard Taylor Ricketts) phagocytophilum, then Cytoecetes (for its similarity to Cytoecetes microti) phagocytophilum, and then Ehrlichia (for Paul Ehrlich) phagocytophilum.
Ehrlichia (Cytoecetes) phagocytophila predisposes to severe contagious ecthyma (orf) in lambs.