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Anaplasma phagocytophilum

Synonyms: Ehrlichia equi; Ehrlichia phagocytophila

Wikipedia Abstract

Anaplasma phagocytophilum (formerly Ehrlichia phagocytophilum) is a gram-negative bacterium that is unusual in its tropism to neutrophils. It causes anaplasmosis in sheep and cattle, also known as tick-borne fever and pasture fever, and also causes the zoonotic disease human granulocytic anaplasmosis.Anaplasma phagocytophilum is a Gram-negative, obligate bacterium of neutrophils. It causes human granulocytic anaplasmosis, which is a tick-borne rickettsial disease.
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Parasite of 
Alces alces (moose)[1]
Canis aureus (Golden Jackal)[1]
Canis latrans (Coyote)[1]
Capreolus capreolus (western roe deer)[1]
Cervus elaphus (wapiti or elk)[1]
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)[1]
Puma concolor (Cougar)[1]
Rupicapra rupicapra (chamois)[1]
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
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