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Anaplasma phagocytophilum

Taxonomy ID: 948 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid948)
current name
Anaplasma phagocytophilum corrig. (Foggie 1949) Dumler et al. 2001 in [NOTIFICATION LIST IJSEM 51(6)]
Ehrlichia phagocytophila (Foggie 1949) Philip 1962 (Approved Lists 1980) in [Skerman VBD et al. (1980)]
type strain of Ehrlichia phagocytophila: personal::Webster
"Rickettsia phagocytophila" Foggie 1949
homotypic synonym:
"Cytoecetes phagocytophila" (Foggie 1949) Foggie 1962, effective name 1)
Anaplasma phagocytophila (Foggie 1949) Dumler et al. 2001, orth. var. 2)
Ehrlichia sp. 'HGE agent'
Ehrlichia sp. BDS
Ehrlichia sp. NCH-1
NCBI BLAST name: a-proteobacteria
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
HGE agent
heterotypic synonym
human granulocytic Ehrlichia
heterotypic synonym
"Rickettsia phagocytophila ovis" Foggie 1949, effective name 3)
heterotypic synonym
"Cytoecetes bovis" Tuomi 1966, effective name 4)
heterotypic synonym
Ehrlichia equi Lewis et al. 1988
common name(s) agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Pseudomonadota; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Anaplasmataceae; Anaplasma; phagocytophilum group
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 16,813 16,449 32
Protein 63,417 35,551 -
Structure 18 3 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 341 341 -
GEO Datasets 11 - -
PubMed Central 3,857 3,857 -
Gene 7,881 1 -
SRA Experiments 86 32 -
Protein Clusters 522 522 -
Identical Protein Groups 24,263 17,999 -
BioProject 47 26 -
BioSample 183 161 -
Assembly 38 17 -
Taxonomy 23 1 -


Comments and References:

NOTIFICATION LIST IJSEM 51(6), PubMed: abstract
"Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 6, of the IJSEM." Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52(1):5-6.
Skerman VBD et al. (1980)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. "Approved Lists of Bacterial Names." Intl. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30(1):225-420.
image:Anaplasma phagocytophilum
Chen SM et al. (1994)
Chen, S.M., Dumler, J.S., Bakken, J.S., and Walker, D.H. "Identification of a granulocytotropic Ehrlichia species as the etiologic agent of human disease." J. Clin. Microbiol. (1994) 32:589-95.
Dumler JS et al. (2001)
Dumler, J.S., Barbet, A.F., Bekker, C.P.J., Dasch, G.A., Palmer, G.H., Ray, S.C., Rikihisa, Y., and Rurangirwa, F.R. "Reorganization of genera in the families Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae in the order Rickettsiales: unification of some species of Ehrlichia with Anaplasma, Cowdria with Ehrlichia and Ehrlichia with Neorickettsia, description of six new species combinations and designation of Ehrlichia equi and 'HGE agent' as subjective synonyms of Ehrlichia phagocytophila." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2001) 51:2145-2165.
Foggie A (1949)
Foggie, A. "Studies on tick-borne fever in sheep." J. Gen. Microbiol. (1949) 3:v-vi. [No PubMed record available.]
Foggie A (1951)
Foggie, A. "Studies on the infectious agent of tick-borne fever in sheep." J. Pathol. Bacteriol. (1951) 63:1-15. [No PubMed record available.]
Foggie A (1962)
Foggie, A. "Studies on tick pyaemia and tick-borne fever in sheep." Symp. Zool. Soc. London (1962) 6:51-58. [No PubMed record available.]
Lewis GE et al. (1975)
Lewis, G.E.J., Huxsoll, D.L., Ristic, M., and Johnson, A.J. "Experimentally induced infections of dogs, cats and nonhuman primates with Ehrlichia equi, etiologic agent of equine ehrlichiosis." Am. J. Vet. Res. (1975) 36:85-88.
Massung RF et al. (2002)
Massung, R.F., Lee, K., Mauel, M., and Gusa, A. "Characterization of the rRNA genes for Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Anaplasma phagocytophila." DNA Cell Biol. 2002 Aug;21(8):587-596.
Philip CB (1962)
Philip, C.B. "Appendix G. Summary of tick-borne rickettsioses." Rep. 2nd Mtg. FAO/OIE Expert Panel Tick-borne Dis. Livestock, Cair. United Nations, Rome (1962). pp. 41-43. [No PubMed record available.]
Tuomi J (1966)
Tuomi, J. "Studies on epidemiology of bovine tick-borne rickettsia-like organisms." Suomen Elainlaakarilehti (1966) 72:415-422 (in Finnish). [No PubMed record available.]
VALIDATION LIST No. 25 (1988) (Ehrlichia equi)
VALIDATION LIST No. 25. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1988) 38:220-222.

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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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