Human monocytic ehrlichiosis (HME)

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Organism

Human monocytic ehrlichiosis (HME)

Causative agent is Ehrlichia chaffeensis.

Transmitted to humans and animals by various ticks: Dermacentor, Ixodes and Amblyomma species.

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