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Ehrlichioses and anaplasmoses are caused by alpha-proteobacteria within the family of Anaplasmataceae. These diseases have been known for a long time in veterinary medicine and recently in human medicine. These tick-borne zoonoses are considered as emerging diseases. The first case of human monocytotropic ehrlichiosis occurred in 1986. Human granulocytic(More)
Well-documented cases of simultaneous human infection with more than one tick-borne pathogen are rare. To our knowledge only two dual infections have been reported: simultaneous human infection with the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis and Borrelia burgdorferi and simultaneous human infection with B. burgdorferi and Babesia microti (1-2). Rocky(More)
The analysis of the DNA repair genes ogt and ung was carried out in 117 Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates from Argentina and Colombia in order to explore correlation between mutations in these genes and multi-drug resistance. With the exception of two Beijing family isolates, the rest of the strains harbored either two wild-type or two mutant(More)
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