Reinfection with Ehrlichia chaffeensis in a liver transplant recipient

Allison M. Liddell, John W. Sumner, Christopher D. Paddock, Yasuko Rikihisa, Ahmet Unver, Richard S. Buller, Gregory A. Storch

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Human monocytic ehrlichiosis is an emerging infection caused by Ehrlichia chaffeensis, but reinfection with this agent has not been described. We report a case of reinfection with E. chaffeensis after a 2-year interval in a 56-year-old liver transplant recipient with frequent tick attachments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1644-1647
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jun 15 2002


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