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Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Sep;13(9):1392-5. doi: 10.3201/eid1309.070021.

Anaplasma platys in dogs, Chile.

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Infectious Diseases and Molecular Virology Laboratory, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile. katia@med.puc.cl

Abstract

We conducted a 16S rRNA nested PCR for the genus Ehrlichia and Ehrlichia spp. with blood samples from 30 ill dogs in Chile. Phylogenetic analysis was performed by using groESL gene amplification. We identified Anaplasma platys as 1 of the etiologic agents of canine ehrlichiosis.

PMID:
18252119
PMCID:
PMC2857280
DOI:
10.3201/eid1309.070021
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