Ehrlichiosis

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Ehrlichiosis

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The terms "Ehrlichiosis" returned 167 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Undetermined Human Ehrlichiosis and Anaplasmosis in the United States, 2008-2012: A Catch-All for Passive Surveillance.
 

Author(s): F Scott Dahlgren, Kristen Nichols Heitman, Casey Barton Behravesh

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2016 Feb;94(2):299-301.

 

Human ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis are potentially severe illnesses endemic in the United States. Several bacterial agents are known causes of these diseases: Ehrlichia chaffeensis, Ehrlichia ewingii, Ehrlichia muris-like agent, Panola Mountain Ehrlichia species, and Anaplasma phagocytophilum. ...

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2016

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Increasing Incidence of Ehrlichiosis in the United States: A Summary of National Surveillance of Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii Infections in the United States, 2008-2012.
 

Author(s): Kristen Nichols Heitman, F Scott Dahlgren, Naomi A Drexler, Robert F Massung, Casey Barton Behravesh

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2016 Jan;94(1):52-60.

 

Human ehrlichiosis is a potentially fatal disease caused by Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii. Cases of ehrlichiosis are reported to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through two national surveillance systems: Nationally Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) ...

Last Updated: 7 Jan 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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