History of tick bite or exposure to wooded a...
Volume and blood pressure medications as needed
Intubation for respiratory failure
Dialysis for renal failure
Platelets for thrombocytopenia
Packed red blood cells for anemia
>60% of patients are hospitalized.
Case fatality rate for HME is 1–3%; for HGA, <1%
Elevated BUN and creatinine have been associated with a more severe course.
Dhand A, Nadelman RB, Aguero-Rosenfeld M, et al. Human granulocytic anaplasmosis during pregnancy: case series and literature review. Clin Infect Dis. 2007;45(5):589–593. [Vie...
082.40 Ehrlichiosis, unspecified
082.41 Ehrlichiosis chafeensis [E. chafeensis]
082.49 Other ehrlichiosis
A77.40 Ehrlichiosis, unspecified
A77.41 Ehrlichiosis chafeensis [E. chafeensis]
Q: If a tick is removed from my child, should antibiotics be started?
A: No. Antibiotics should be started if a child becomes symptomatic. Prophylactic use of antimicrobial agents does not prevent ...
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