Ehrlichia canis infection in two dogs that emigrated from endemic areas.

  title={Ehrlichia canis infection in two dogs that emigrated from endemic areas.},
  author={Kenji Baba and Kazuhito Itamoto and Akiteru Amimoto and Kozue Kitagawa and Hiroko Hiraoka and Takuya Mizuno and Hiroshi Sato and Masaru Okuda},
  journal={The Journal of veterinary medical science},
  volume={74 6},
Two dogs, emigrated from Zambia and China to Japan, were diagnosed with Ehrlichia canis infection. Both cases had thrombocytopenia, non-regenerative anemia, and hypergloblinemia with polyclonal gammopathy. Case 1 had ataxia of the hind limbs. Severe meningitis was revealed by magnetic resonance imaging examination. Intracytoplasmic inclusions were observed in mononuclear cells of cerebrospinal fluid. Case 2 had a history of bilateral epistaxis, and severe pancytopenia was noticed in complete… CONTINUE READING


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