Agent Name

Ehrlichia chaffeensis

Synonyms

Also Ehrlichia ewingii, Ehrlichia muris, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Neorickettsia sennetsu, and Neoehrlihia mikurensis;

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

Ticks are the vector for Ehrlichiosis. Reservoirs include cattle, goats, sheep, deer, elk, antelope, dogs, humans, and rodents.

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: