Notes on Ehrlichia

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Genus: Ehrlichia.

• Obligate intracellular bacteria.

Ehrlichia chaffeensis.

• Found in deer, ticks.

• Transmitted by Lone Star tick (amblyomma).

• Infects monocytes and macrophages.

• Causes human monocytic ehrlichiosis.

Ehrlichiosis:

• Infects neutrophils.

• Causes human granulocyte ehrlichiosis.

Diseases:

• Ehrlichiosis; morulae (mulberry-like structure inside cell).

• Similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever but without rash.

Additional Readings:

Basic Bacteriology

1. Bacterial Locations and Toxins
2. Growth Medias and Oxygen Requirements
3. Staphylococus
4. Streptococcus
5. Enterococcus
6. Bacillus
7. Listeria
8. Corynebacterium
9. Actinomyces
10. Nocadria
11. Mycobacterium
12. Clostridium
13. Neisseria
14. Pseudomonas
15. Legionella
16. Bordetella
17. Francisella
18. Brucella
19. Campylobacter
20. Escherichia
21. Shigella
22. Klebsiella
23. Salmonella
24. Yersinia
25. Proteus
26. Vibrio
27. Pasteurella
28. Haemophilus
29. Bacteriodes and Prevotella
30. Treponema
31. Borrelia
32. Rickettsia
33. Coxiella
34. Ehrlichia
35. Chlamydia
36. Mycoplasma
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39. What is Leprosy?
40. What is Folliculitis?
41. What is Botulism?
42. How to interpret PPD (Purified Protein Derivative) results?
43. Prenatal Infections

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