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Members of the Rickettsiaceae family; obligate intracellular parasites of peripheral blood leukocytes.
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Site-specific geographic association between Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) infestations and Ehrlichia chaffeensis-reactive (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae) antibodies in white-tailed deer.
Under the proposed revision, the tribe structure of the Rickettsiaceae would be abolished, and species in the Ehrlichieae tribe would be assigned to the family Anaplasmataceae, with several placed into the genera Ehrlichia (Cowdria ruminantium), Anaplasma (E.
Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) as a vector of Ehrlichia equi (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae).
Experimental transmission of a granulocytic form of the tribe Ehrlichieae by Dermacentor variabilis and Amblyomma americanum to dogs.
Proposal for taxonomic reorganization of the order Rickettsiales, family Rickettsiaceae, and tribe Ehrlichieae. [abstract 75].
Human monocytotropic ehrlichiosis, a tickborne zoonosis caused by the rickettsial pathogen Ehrlichia chaffeensis (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae), occurs primarily in the southern, southcentral, and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States (1,2).