Human ewingii ehrlichiosis (formerly granulocytic ehrlichiosis)

Rickettsial Diseases

Animals Involved

Dogs, deer proposed

Known Distributions

Southeastern and south central USA; has been detected in South America

Probable Means of Spreading

Ticks, including Amblyomma americanum

Clinical Manifestations in People

Few cases described; fever, headache, malaise, myalgia, nausea, vomiting; many patients were immunosuppressed

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