SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Critical Care II
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION:Ehrlichia chaffeensis is the causative agent of human monocytic ehrlichiosis. Ehrlichiae are obligate intracellular bacteria that grow within membrane bound vacuoles in human and animal leukocytes. Clinical presentation is typical for headache, leukopenia, elevated liver enzymes and thrombocytopenia.