aoHGE

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aoHGEAgent of Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis
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Comparative vector competence of Dermacentor variabilis and Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) for the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis. J Med Entomol 1999; 36: 182-5.
equi, and the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis [HGE]; [1]) is an obligate intracellular bacterium that targets mainly granulocytes in its mammalian hosts (2).
Acquisition and transmission of the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis by Ixodes scapularis ticks.
Transmission of the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis by host-seeking Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in southern New York State.
For example, tick cells (IDE8) have been used to grow the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (7).
(2), they state that Ehrlichia granulocytophila is the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE).
Direct cultivation of the causative agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis. N Engl J Med 1996;334:209-15.
These ticks, which readily bite humans, are also the vectors in Europe of Borrelia burgdorferi and Ehrlichia phagocytophila, the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis. I.
The agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HOE) is nearly identical to Ehrlichia phagocytophila, which causes tick-borne fever in sheep and goats in Europe (1.2) and is transmitted by the tick Ixodes ricinus (3)--the major vector of Lyme disease (4).