Human Ehrlichiosis in the United States, 1985 to 1990

@article{Fishbein1994HumanEI,
  title={Human Ehrlichiosis in the United States, 1985 to 1990},
  author={Daniel B. Fishbein and Jacqueline E. Dawson and Larry E. Robinson},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={120},
  pages={736-743}
}
In 1986, a new disease was recognized in the United States [1]. Two lines of evidence suggested that the disease was caused by a member of the genus Ehrlichia: Inclusions resembling organisms of the genus were found in a patient's leukocytes and serologic evidence of a recent infection with an Ehrlichia organism was found in this patient's serum and in sera from other patients with similar illness [1-5]. Most cases were found in the south central or southeastern United States, and casecontrol… CONTINUE READING

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