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Ehrlichia

(er-lik'ē-ă),
A genus of small, often pleomorphic, coccoid to ellipsoidal, nonmotile, gram-negative bacteria (order Rickettsiales) that occur either singly or in compact inclusions in circulating mammalian leukocytes; species are the etiologic agents of ehrlichiosis and are transmitted by ticks. The type species is Ehrlichia canis.
[P. Ehrlich]
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Ehr·lich·i·a

(ār-lik'ē-ă)
A genus of small, often pleomorphic, coccoid to ellipsoidal, nonmotile, gram-negative bacteria (order Rickettsiales) that occur either singly or in compact inclusions in circulating mammalian leukocytes; species are the etiologic agents of ehrlichiosis and are transmitted by ticks. The type species is E. canis.
[P. Ehrlich]
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Ehrlich,

Paul, German bacteriologist, immunologist, and Nobel laureate, 1854-1915.
Ehrlichia - a genus of small, often pleomorphic, coccoid to ellipsoidal, nonmotile, gram-negative bacteria (order Rickettsiales) that are the etiologic agents of ehrlichiosis and are transmitted by ticks.
Ehrlich anemia - anemia resulting from hypoplastic or aplastic bone marrow. Synonym(s): aplastic anemia
Ehrlich diazo reagent - two solutions, one of sodium nitrite, the other of acidified sulfanilic acid, used in bringing about diazotization. Synonym(s): diazo reagent
Ehrlich inner body - a round oxyphil body found in the red blood cell in case of hemocytolysis due to a specific blood poison. Synonym(s): Heinz-Ehrlich body
Ehrlich phenomenon - the difference between the amount of diphtheria toxin that will exactly neutralize one unit of antitoxin.
Ehrlich postulate - that cells contain surface extensions or side chains (haptophores) that bind to the antigenic determinants of a toxin (toxophores). Synonym(s): Synonym(s): Ehrlich theory; side-chain theory
Ehrlich test - urobilinogen test using Ehrlich reagent.
Ehrlich theory - Synonym(s): Ehrlich postulate
Ehrlich tumor - solid or ascitic transplantable tumor derived from breast carcinoma in mice.
Ehrlich unit
Ehrlich-Türk line - seldom-used term for the thin vertical deposition of material on the posterior surface of the cornea seen in uveitis.
Heinz-Ehrlich body - Synonym(s): Ehrlich inner body
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Atypical clinical presentation of coinfection with Ehrlichia, Babesia and Hepatozoon species in a dog.
Therefore, a direct autoimmune attack on the inner ear triggered by Ehrlichia infection rather than by the presence of a perivascular lymphopro liferative infiltrate might have been the mechanism for the sudden SNHL in our patients.
In the present study, a 64% seroprevalence to Ehrlichia spp.
canis we identified was deposited in GenBank under the accession number KX506008 and that of a representative of the Ehrlichia sp.
ank A: an Ehrlichia phagocytophila group gene encoding a cytoplasmic protein antigen with ankyrin repeats.
Amblyomma americanum ticks assessed for Rickettsia, Borrelia and Ehrlichia: Purified nucleic acid preparations from the 340 (81 single adults, 34 single nymphs, and 15 pools of larvae) A americanum ticks selected for analysis were subject to qPCR testing for R amblyommii, B lonestari, E ewingii, and E chaffeensis (Table 1).
Enfermedades en los perros tales como la "Enfermedad del corazon" (Dirofilaria immitis), la Ehrlichiosis (Ehrlichia canis), la Enfermedad de Lyme (Borrelia burgdorferi), y la Anaplasmosis (Anaplasma phagocytophilum), deberian ser objeto de estudio, debido a su importancia para la veterinaria y la salud publica.