Ehrlichieae | definition of Ehrlichieae by Medical dictionary
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Members of the Rickettsiaceae family; obligate intracellular parasites of peripheral blood leukocytes.
Ehrlichieae /Ehr·lich·i·eae/ (ār″lĭ-ki´e-e) a tribe of rickettsiae made up of organisms adapted for existence in invertebrates, chiefly arthropods, and pathogenic for certain mammals, including humans.
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Proposal for taxonomic reorganization of the order Rickettsiales, family Rickettsiaceae, and tribe Ehrlichieae