Ehrlichiosis meaning

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Infection with parasitic rickettsiae of the genus Ehrlichia, especially E. sennetsu, that are transmitted by ticks and produce manifestations in humans similar to those of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, including rash, muscle pain, and fever.
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Infection with parasitic rickettsiae of the genus Ehrlichia, especially E. sennetsu, that are transmitted by ticks and produce manifestations in humans similar to those of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, including rash, muscle pain, and fever.
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Origin of ehrlichiosis

  • New Latin Ehrlichia family name (after Paul Ehrlich) –osis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition