4 March 2020 (Wednesday) - Anaplasmosis



Wikipedia says “Human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA) is a tick-borne, infectious disease caused by Anaplasma phagocytophilum, an obligate intracellular bacterium that is typically transmitted to humans by ticks of the Ixodes ricinus species complex, including Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus in North America. These ticks also transmit Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases.”
Wikipedia says a lot more – you can read it here.

Someone reported having had a case of this on the Facebook Hematology Interest Group page. Would I recognise it if I saw it… I hope so.

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