ehrlichiosis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Ehrlichia, bacteria genus, from Paul Ehrlich Date: 1965 infection with or disease caused by tick-borne rickettsial bacteria (genus Ehrlichia)

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  • ehrlichiosis — Infección a veces mortal, transmitida por garrapatas, con síntomas similares, aunque más graves, a los de la enfermedad de Lyme. La enfermedad suele iniciarse unos 10 días después de la picadura de una garrapata infectada, aunque en algunos casos …   Diccionario médico

  • Ehrlichiosis — is a bacterial infection that infects and kills white blood cells. Two forms of infection in humans are human granulocytic anaplasmosis (formerly known as human granulocytic ehrlichiosis) and human monocytic ehrlichiosis. Dogs can also catch… …   Wikipedia

  • Ehrlichiosis — An acute (abrupt onset) disease, first reported in humans in 1986, due to infection by the rickettsial agent, Ehrlichia canis. The brown dog tick, is the common vector (carrier). Ehrlichiosis is clinically similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever… …   Medical dictionary

  • ehrlichiosis — /err lik ee oh sis/, n. an infection caused by bacteria of the genus Ehrlichia, which are thought to be transmitted to humans and animals by ticks. [after Paul Ehrlich] * * * ehrlichiosis /ār lik ē ōˈsis/ noun A tick borne disease caused by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ehrlichiosis — (ar lik e o sis) A tick borne (Dermacentor andersoni, Amblyomma americanum) rickettsial disease caused by Ehrlichia chaffeensis. Once inside leukocytes, a nonspecific illness develops that resembles Rocky Mountain spotted fever …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • ehrlichiosis — /err lik ee oh sis/, n. an infection caused by bacteria of the genus Ehrlichia, which are thought to be transmitted to humans and animals by ticks. [after Paul Ehrlich] * * * …   Universalium

  • ehrlichiosis — noun A tick borne disease caused by infection with bacteria of the genus Ehrlichia …   Wiktionary

  • ehrlichiosis — ehr•lich•i•o•sis [[t]ɜrˌlɪk iˈoʊ sɪs[/t]] n. an infection caused by bacteria of the genus Ehrlichia, which are thought to be transmitted to humans and animals by ticks • Etymology: after Paul Ehrlich …   From formal English to slang

  • Ehrlichiosis (canine) — Ehrlichiosis (pronEng|ˌɛrlɨkiˈoʊsɨs; also known as canine rickettsiosis, canine hemorrhagic fever, canine typhus, tracker dog disease, and tropical canine pancytopenia) is a tick borne disease of dogs usually caused by the organism Ehrlichia… …   Wikipedia

  • Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 31663 ICD10 = ICD10|A|79|8|a|75 ICD9 = ICD9|083.8 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001381 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3391 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|ped|655 eMedicine2|emerg|159 |… …   Wikipedia

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