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Ehrlichia ruminantium (heartwater rickettsia)

Obligate intracellular bacterium and causative agent of heartwater

Lineage: Bacteria[4899]; Proteobacteria[1894]; Alphaproteobacteria[580]; Rickettsiales[71]; Anaplasmataceae[30]; Ehrlichia[5]; canis group[4]; Ehrlichia ruminantium[1]
Ehrlichia ruminantium. This organism causes heartwater, a disease with a high mortality rate that affects both wild and domesticated ruminants in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of the Caribbean. The name heartwater refers to the hydropericardium (excessive fluid in the sac surrounding the heart) commonly found associated with infection. More...

Sequence data: genome assemblies: 3 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)

 Representative (genome information for reference and representative genomes)

Dendrogram (based on genomic BLAST)

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