28 February 2016 (Sunday) - Anaplasma phagocytophilum

Every two weeks there is a case study. Looking back through the archives I’m not sure how many will be relevant to me but here’s one that is. What is this white cell inclusion?

My first thought was Ehrlichia chaffeensis… but isn’t that monocyte-only? It turns out this is a case of Anaplasma phagocytophilum.  Predominantly something from the Americas it is being seen in Europe more and more….

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