Ehrlichia canis

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Ehr·lich·i·a ca·nis

the bacterial species causing the tick-borne disease canine ehrlichiosis in dogs (transmitted by the tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus); it is the type species of the genus Ehrlichia. Occasionally causes tick-borne infection in humans.
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Senchez et al., "Cultivation and molecular identification of Ehrlichia canis and Ehrlichia chaffeensis from a naturally co-infected dog in Venezuela," Veterinary Clinical Pathology, vol.
Yamamoto, "Analysis of 16S rRNA gene sequences of Ehrlichia canis, Anaplasma platys, and Wolbachia species from canine blood in Japan," Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol.
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.
The ticks pass a pathogenic organism known as ehrlichia canis into the dog's bloodstream upon biting, which is responsible for the disease.
Detection of plateletbound antibodies in beagle dogs after artificial infection with Ehrlichia canis. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 2000;77:145-50.