Ehrlichiosis: A vector-borne disease of animals and humans by David L. Huxsoll D.V.M. Ph.D. (auth.), Jim C. Williams

By David L. Huxsoll D.V.M. Ph.D. (auth.), Jim C. Williams Ph.D., Ibulaimu Kakoma D.V.M., Ph.D. (eds.)

This booklet is a right away results of a symposium held in December 1988, in Washington, DC, honoring Professor Emeritus Miodrag Ristic for his contributions to rickettsial ailment examine, quite often, and, to ehrlichiosis, particularly. He and his colleagues within the usa military clinical study Unit dropped at the world's awareness an outbreak of ehrlichiosis, that happened in German shepherd canines throughout the Vietnam battle. the gang used to be capable of tradition the microorganism Ehrlichia canis and to meet Koch's postulates. They finally constructed an oblique immunofluorescent antibody (IFA) try out which has been followed across the world. an analogous workforce joined a countrywide attempt to decipher one other mysterious ailment often called Potomac horse fever (PHF). They used a similar know-how built via Nyindo in Dr. Ristic's laboratory to isolate, signify, and back advance the same IFA try out for PHF. this present day PHF has been clinically determined, a minimum of serologically, virtually around the complete usa, in a few provinces of Canada, and experiences are commencing to trickle in of its incidence in ecu international locations. therefore, the etiologic agent of PHF, now named after Professor Ristic, Ehrlichia risticii, traditionally locations this scientist facet by way of facet with the opposite 2 "R's", i. e. , Ricketts and da Rochalima. Ehrlichiosis isn't restricted to household animals. Sennetsu rickettsiosis, lengthy identified via jap scientists as an imitator of "infectious mononucleosis," was once in this case proven to be as a result of an ehrlichial agent, via collaborative efforts one of the usa military, the collage of Illinois, and Dr.

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By David L. Huxsoll D.V.M. Ph.D. (auth.), Jim C. Williams Ph.D., Ibulaimu Kakoma D.V.M., Ph.D. (eds.)

This booklet is a right away results of a symposium held in December 1988, in Washington, DC, honoring Professor Emeritus Miodrag Ristic for his contributions to rickettsial ailment examine, quite often, and, to ehrlichiosis, particularly. He and his colleagues within the usa military clinical study Unit dropped at the world's awareness an outbreak of ehrlichiosis, that happened in German shepherd canines throughout the Vietnam battle. the gang used to be capable of tradition the microorganism Ehrlichia canis and to meet Koch's postulates. They finally constructed an oblique immunofluorescent antibody (IFA) try out which has been followed across the world. an analogous workforce joined a countrywide attempt to decipher one other mysterious ailment often called Potomac horse fever (PHF). They used a similar know-how built via Nyindo in Dr. Ristic's laboratory to isolate, signify, and back advance the same IFA try out for PHF. this present day PHF has been clinically determined, a minimum of serologically, virtually around the complete usa, in a few provinces of Canada, and experiences are commencing to trickle in of its incidence in ecu international locations. therefore, the etiologic agent of PHF, now named after Professor Ristic, Ehrlichia risticii, traditionally locations this scientist facet by way of facet with the opposite 2 "R's", i. e. , Ricketts and da Rochalima. Ehrlichiosis isn't restricted to household animals. Sennetsu rickettsiosis, lengthy identified via jap scientists as an imitator of "infectious mononucleosis," was once in this case proven to be as a result of an ehrlichial agent, via collaborative efforts one of the usa military, the collage of Illinois, and Dr.

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A SENNETSU IEHRLlCHIA RISTICII IL •. EHRLICHIA SP. 11906 WOLBACHIA PERSleA Figure 3. Western blotting analysis of different bacterial species antigens with monoclonal antibodies. Samples (20-40 llg) were solubilized by boiling and analyzed as described in Figure 2, except a horseradish peroxidase-conjugated goat anti-mouse IgG was employed in the immunodetection. A. Anti-Wolbachia persica LPS monoclonal antibody 134-5C8. B. Anti-Ehrlichia 57-58 kDa antigen monoclonal antibody 1345B1. The well-known phase variation of C.

9 kDa. 1 kDa. The amino acid composition of P2 is different from the previously purified Pl of roughly the same size by SDS-PAGE analysis [98]. Pl was present on the surface of Phase I cells while P2 was exposed on Phase II cells. Another gene encoding a protein of 27 -kDa has been cloned into the lambda vector EMBL3 [38]. Monospecific sera prepared against the recombinant protein reacted with a 27-kDa protein that was present in all acute and chronic C. burnetii strains tested. A lambda gtll clone bank has been made for E.

Large amount classical LPS extraction methods, sil ver-staining of LPS after polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE), and by Western blotting analysis, typhus and spotted fever group rickettsiae [3, 17, 22, 58, 60, 85) (Fig. 2), Coxiella [7, 34, 35, 79, 98-101), Rochalimaea [40, Dasch, unpublished observations), and Wolbachia persica LPS (Fig. 3A) each exhibit unique multiple band patterns and unique serological properties. Differences in LPS structure among closely related species 36 Figure 2.

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