Eperythrozoon(redirected from Eperythrozoon ovis)
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Eperythrozoon/Ep·eryth·ro·zo·on/ (ep″ah-rith″ro-zo´on) a genus of the family Bartonellaceae; its members are of limited pathogenicity, infecting rodents, cattle, sheep, and swine.
a group of bacteria that parasitize erythrocytes and now are recognized to be within the genus Mycoplasma. E. coccoides and E. parvum have not yet been reassigned.
may cause anemia in mice.
a usually apathogenic species found in pigs.