Ehrlichia


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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]

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]

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.
Identificacion molecular de Ehrlichia canis en un canino de la ciudad de Arica, Chile.
En Nayarit se ha observado un incremento de perros con los signos de Ehrlichiosis, sin embargo, como en todas las enfermedades emergentes, el problema del diagnostico certero y oportuno aun no se resuelve, por el hecho que los kits de diagnostico se tienen que importar y esto resulta caro para el clinico y/o el propietario del perro; entonces se tratan los pacientes con los farmacos que recomienda la literatura y el clinico determina que el caso que tuvo se debia a la Ehrlichia.
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).
canis y Ehrlichia spp., se amplifico una parte del gene 16SrRNA, utilizando los iniciadores ECC-ECB y HE3-ECA descrito previamente (2,8) amplificando una banda esperada de 389pb; la secuenciacion se realizo con los iniciadores 15F-842R, previamente descritos amplificando el gene 16SrRNA, con una banda esperada de 400pb (9).
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.