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E. chaffeensis. E. chaffeensis was isolated in 1991 and formally named after it caused the first human infection in 1986.3, 4 E. chaffeensis exhibits tropism for monocytes/macrophages and causes human monocytotropic ehrlichiosis (HME).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMolecular Detection of Human Bacterial Pathogens
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781439812396
ISBN (Print)9781439812389
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine
  • General Engineering
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • General Immunology and Microbiology


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