Human monocytic ehrlichiosis, Mexico City, Mexico

Virginia E. Alcántara-Rodríguez, Sokani Sánchez-Montes, Hugo Contreras, Pablo Colunga-Salas, Lauro Fierro-Flores, Sergio Avalos, Francisco Rodríguez-Rangel, Ingeborg Becker, David H. Walker

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Little information is available about human infections by the members of the genus Ehrlichia in Mexico. Only 2 species, Ehrlichia canis and E. chaffensis, are known to cause disease in this country. We report a fatal case of human monocytic ehrlichiosis in Mexico City in a man who was homeless.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3016-3019
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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