Ehrlichiosis

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Ehrlichiosis

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The terms "Ehrlichiosis" returned 159 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Use of Extracorporeal Support in Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Secondary to Ehrlichiosis.
 

Author(s): Amy Cheng, Feifei Williams, James Fortenberry, Catherine Preissig, Steven Salinas, Pradip Kamat

Journal: Pediatrics. 2016 Oct;138(4):.

 

Ehrlichiosis, caused by transmission of Ehrlichia chaffeensis to humans through the bite of an infected lone star tick, can lead to secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), a life-threatening condition caused by uncontrolled activation of the cellular immune system. We ...

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2016

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Human monocytic ehrlichiosis complicated by hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis and multi-organ dysfunction syndrome.
 

Author(s): Rachel M Kaplan, Stanley A Swat, Benjamin D Singer

Journal: Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.. 2016 Nov;86(3):327-328.

 

Human monocytic ehrlichiosis can manifest as a disease causing multi-organ failure. Rarely, it can cause secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). Early diagnosis and initiation of treatment for both ehrlichiosis and HLH is lifesaving. Therefore, clinical suspicion of HLH ...

Last Updated: 30 Aug 2016

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Fatal Monocytic Ehrlichiosis in Woman, Mexico, 2013.
 

Author(s): Carolina G Sosa-Gutierrez, Fortino Solorzano-Santos, David H Walker, Javier Torres, Carlos A Serrano, Guadalupe Gordillo-Perez

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2016 May;22(5):871-4.

 

Human monocytic ehrlichiosis is a febrile illness caused by Ehrlichia chaffeensis, an intracellular bacterium transmitted by ticks. In Mexico, a case of E. chaffeensis infection in an immunocompetent 31-year-old woman without recognized tick bite was fatal. This diagnosis should be ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2016

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The terms "Ehrlichiosis" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Human ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis.
 

Author(s): Nahed Ismail, Karen C Bloch, Jere W McBride

Journal: Clin. Lab. Med.. 2010 Mar;30(1):261-92.

 

Human ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis are acute febrile tick-borne diseases caused by various members of the genera Ehrlichia and Anaplasma (Anaplasmataceae). Human monocytotropic ehrlichiosis has become one of the most prevalent life-threatening tick-borne disease in the United States. ...

Last Updated: 1 Jun 2010

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Current management of human granulocytic anaplasmosis, human monocytic ehrlichiosis and Ehrlichia ewingii ehrlichiosis.
 

Author(s): Rachael J Thomas, J Stephen Dumler, Jason A Carlyon

Journal: Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2009 Aug;7(6):709-22.

 

Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii are emerging tick-borne pathogens and are the causative agents of human granulocytic anaplasmosis, human monocytic ehrlichiosis and E. ewingii ehrlichiosis, respectively. Collectively, these are referred to as ...

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2009

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Tick-borne ehrlichiosis infection in human beings.
 

Author(s): S Ganguly, S K Mukhopadhayay

Journal: J Vector Borne Dis. 2008 Dec;45(4):273-80.

 

Human monocytic ehrlichiosis is a tick-borne infectious disease transmitted by several tick species, especially Amblyomma spp caused by Ehrlichia chaffeensis. E. chaffeensis is an obligatory intracellular, tick-transmitted bacterium that is maintained in nature in a cycle involving ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2009

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