hemotropic

he·mo·trop·ic

(hē'mō-trop'ik),
Pertaining to the mechanism by which a substance in or on blood cells, especially the erythrocytes, attracts phagocytic cells; the latter change direction and migrate toward the hemotropic cells.
Synonym(s): hematotropic
[hemo- + G. tropos, direction (or tropē, a turning)]

he·mo·trop·ic

(hē'mō-trō'pik)
Pertaining to the mechanism by which a substance in or on blood cells, especially the erythrocytes, attracts phagocytic cells; the latter change direction and migrate toward the hemotropic cells.
Synonym(s): hematotropic, haemotropic.
[hemo- + G. tropos, direction (or tropē, a turning)]

hemotropic

(hē-mō-trŏp′ĭk) [″ + tropos, turning]
Attracted to or having an affinity for blood or blood cells.
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Acute phase proteins response in cats naturally infected by hemotropic mycoplasmas.
Hemotropic mycoplasmas or hemoplasmas are defined as bacteria of reduced size and genome, which lack a cell wall.
Human coinfection with Bartonella henselae and two hemotropic mycoplasma variants resembling Mycoplasma ovis J Clin Microbiol.
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Prevalence and geographical distribution of canine hemotropic mycoplasma infections in mediterranean countries and analysis of risk factors for infection.
Key words: Feline hemotropic mycoplasmosis, anemia, hemato-biochemical analysis, enrofloxacin.
Hemotropic mycoplasmas, also known as hemoplasmas, are unculturable and cell wall-less bacteria whose infections cause anemia in several mammalian species by attaching erythrocytes (SMITH et al., 1990; MESSICK, 2004).
Cat-scratch disease (CSD) is a zoonosis caused by Bartonella henselae, a fastidious, hemotropic, gramnegative bacterium.
Cat scratch disease (CSD) is caused by Bartonella henselae a hemotropic bacterium that infects human, domestic and wild mammals.
Hemotropic mycoplasmas (hemoplasmas): a review and new insight into pathogenic potential.