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Acta Médica Costarricense

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STEPHEN DUMLER, J. Human Ehrlichiosis and Anaplasmosis in America. Acta méd. costarric [online]. 2013, vol.55, suppl.1, pp.29-33. ISSN 0001-6002.

A description of Ehrlichia and Anaplasma agents that have been linked to human disease is presented. A particular emphasis is given to Ehrlichia chaffeensis, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, and Ehrlichia canis. The clinical features associated with each agent, as well as the corresponding diagnosis and treatment are also described.

Keywords : Ehrlichiosis; anaplasmosis; humans; America.

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