A) Anaplasma platys nested PCR products of 30 blood samples from dogs in Chile. Positive samples from dogs 7, 12, 17, 19, 23, and 25 are indicated by a. This epidemiological survey of Anaplasma platys was carried out in rural and urban areas of three distinct regions of the State of Minas Gerais. Anaplasma platys is a Gram-negative bacterium that belongs to the rickettsial family Anaplasmataceae. In dogs, A platys multiplies inside platelet vacuoles and .

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Molecular detection and identification of Ehrlichia and Anaplasma species in ixodid ticks. Phylogenetic analysis was performed by using groESL gene amplification.

PCR confirmation of A. Dogs infected with different A. Anapllasma variability in clinical symptoms of infection has not been clearly associated with strain variations 11 — By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The names of some species, however, remains unchanged, however the genera of Anaplasma now includes pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria that infect erythrocytes e. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Brucellaceae Brucella abortus Brucellosis. Tetracyclines are the treatment of choice for all Anaplasma infections. Klebsiella pneumoniae RhinoscleromaKlebsiella pneumonia Platye granulomatis Granuloma inguinale Klebsiella oxytoca Escherichia coli: Open in a separate window.


Cyclic thrombocytopenia induced by a Rickettsia-like agent in dogs. Values on the left are in basepairs. A wide range of clinical manifestations of canine cyclic thrombocytopenia has been described. Support Center Support Center.

Serologic and clinical evidence of canine ehrlichiosis and serologic evidence of human ehrlichiosis have been reported in Chile 34. Anaplasma platys Dumler et al. Unlike Babesia species, hemoglobinuria does not occur as the hemolysis is extravascular in the spleen and bone marrow.

Anaplasma platys in Dogs, Chile

Recent publications report A. This tick species is a vector of Ehrlichia canis and has been implicated, but not confirmed, as a vector of Anaplasma platys 2. Thrombocytes containing Anaplasma platys inclusions black arrows. Published ahead of print 12 March Scale bar at the lower left indicates 0. Some inclusions were surrounded by a visible membrane, whereas others seemed to be in the cytoplasm of the platelet precursors without a membrane Fig.

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Rickettsia typhi Murine typhus Rickettsia prowazekii Epidemic typhusBrill—Zinsser diseaseFlying squirrel typhus. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Footnotes Suggested citation for this article: After infection, there is an incubation period of several weeks followed by a period during which parasitemia increases rapidly and is quickly followed by precipitous drop in hematocrit. Anaplasma platys formerly Ehrlichia platys [1] is a Gram-negative bacterium.


Expected sizes of amplification products were, and bp, respectively. Address correspondence to Donato de Caprariis, ti.

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This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat Anaplasma ovis infects goats and sheep and is usually non-pathogenic unless the animals are splenectomized. We identified Anaplasma platys as 1 of the etiologic agents of canine ehrlichiosis. Salmonella enterica Typhoid feverParatyphoid feverSalmonellosis.

Amplification products were analyzed by agarose gel electrophoresis.