Anaplasma Species of Animals
Anaplasma centrale is transmitted to cattle by Rhipicephalus simus ticks in South Africa inducing the benign bovine anaplasmosis.
Anaplasma marginale is transmitted by Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) species and by Dermacentor andersoni to a broad spectrum of ruminants worldwide in the tropical and subtropical countries inducing the Malignant bovine anaplasmosis.
Anaplasma ovis is transmitted by Rhipicephalus and Dermacentor species to sheep and goats in the Mediterranean regions, the Near East, and in Africa inducing the anaplasmosis of the small ruminants.
Anaplasma platys (syn. Ehrlichia platys) is transmitted by ticks of the species Rhipicephalus sanguineus...
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