Equine granulocytic ehrlichiosis in Connecticut caused by an agent resembling the human granulocytotropic ehrlichia

John E Madigan, Jeffrey E. Barlough, J. Stephen Dumler, Ned S. Schankman, Elfriede DeRock

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The first recognized cases of equine granulocytic ehrlichiosis in New England are described. The DNA sequence of the 16S rRNA gene of the causative ehrlichia was found to be identical to that of the human granulocytotropic ehrlichia, the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)434-435
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1996


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  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Microbiology

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