What is the global prevalence of ehrlichiosis?

Updated: Jun 22, 2021
  • Author: Chinelo N Animalu, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Ehrlichiosis occurs essentially worldwide, and the frequency parallels the distribution of the appropriate tick vectors for the transmission of Ehrlichia bacteria and the mammalian hosts. [11]

Ehrlichia sennetsu causes a mononucleosis-like illness in Japan and Malaysia.


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