Platelet dysfunction after association with Anaplasma phagocytophilum in vitro.

Dori L Borjesson, Jennifer L. Brazzell, Regina Feferman

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Abstract

Granulocytic anaplasmosis is a tick-borne, zoonotic disease caused by an obligate intracellular granulocytotropic bacterium, Anaplasma phagocytophilum. A. phagocytophilum and other Anaplasma and Ehrlichia spp. have been variably implicated with an associated hematologic alteration, platelet dysfunction, that can result in potentially serious clinical sequelae including hemorrhage. The objective of this work was to define an in vitro model to assess alterations in platelet function associated with A. phagocytophilum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)413-415
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Volume1063
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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