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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The cytological findings in the bone marrow of both dogs were consistent with the hematological abnormalities concurrently found in the blood. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Serologic and clinical evidence of canine ehrlichiosis and serologic evidence of human ehrlichiosis have been reported in Chile 34. Anaplasma ovis infects goats and sheep and is usually non-pathogenic unless the animals are splenectomized.

The names of some species, however, remains unchanged, however the genera of Anaplasma now includes pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria that infect erythrocytes e. Rickettsia rickettsii Rocky Mountain spotted fever Rickettsia conorii Boutonneuse fever Rickettsia japonica Japanese spotted fever Rickettsia sibirica North Asian tick typhus Rickettsia australis Queensland tick typhus Rickettsia honei Flinders Island spotted fever Rickettsia africae African tick bite fever Rickettsia parkeri American tick bite fever Rickettsia aeschlimannii Rickettsia aeschlimannii infection.


Conclusions We identified A. Clinical manifestations of infectious canine cyclic thrombocytopenia. Klebsiella pneumoniae RhinoscleromaKlebsiella pneumonia Klebsiella granulomatis Granuloma inguinale Klebsiella oxytoca Escherichia coli: Ehrlichia platys Anaplasma platys in dogs from Maracaibo, Venezuela: Brucellaceae Brucella abortus Brucellosis.

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Coinfection with platyd tick-borne pathogens in a Walker Hound kennel in North Carolina. Please review our privacy policy. Recent publications report A. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Anaplasma phagocytophilum infects cells of the megakaryocytic lineage through sialylated ligands but fails to alter platelet production. Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pseudomonas infection Moraxella catarrhalis Acinetobacter baumannii.

Anaplasma platys infection induces platelet phagocytosis as a consequence of direct injury or immune-mediated destruction 3 ; moreover, the increase in circulating monocytes of dog 1 and bone marrow monocyte and macrophage hyperplasia and platelet phagocytosis observed in both dogs may be related to an overwhelming A. Dogs infected with different A.

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The findings herein reported indicate that A. The disease is transmitted by several species of ticks and is called tick-borne fever.

This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Megakaryocytic emperipolesis, the movement of blood cells erythrocytes, neutrophils, and lymphocytes within megakaryocytes 23was observed in the bone marrow of both dogs.

Phylogenetic analysis was performed by using groESL gene amplification. Anaplasma phagocytophilum Human granulocytic anaplasmosisAnaplasmosis Ehrlichia chaffeensis Human monocytotropic ehrlichiosis Ehrlichia ewingii Ehrlichiosis ewingii infection.

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Anaplasma platys in Bone Marrow Megakaryocytes of Young Dogs

Nested PCR assay for detection of granulocytic ehrlichiae. J Clin Microbiol ; Endemic areas in the U.

These findings support the conclusion that A. PCR primers used in this study. Both dogs originated from a kennel located in Putignano Bari, Apulia, Italy. Rev Med Chil ; Further studies are required to establish if the young age of the animals could represent a predisposing factor for platelet precursor infection.

Evidence of the zoonotic potential of A. In the present report, cellular inclusions were documented in bone marrow thrombocyte precursors of two young naturally infected dogs, indicating that A. Tetracyclines are the treatment of choice for all Anaplasma infections. Blood samples were obtained from 30 pet dogs seen in a private veterinary plafys in Santiago, Chile, with tick infestation and clinical signs compatible with ehrlichiosis hemorrhagic manifestations and thrombocytopenia.

Thrombocytopenia in both animals ahaplasma classified as regenerative on the basis of an appropriate bone marrow response, as observed by cytology.