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n. pl. an·a·o·plas·mo·ses (-mō′sēz)
Infection with parasitic rickettsiae of the genus Anaplasma, especially A. phagocytophilum, formerly classified as Ehrlichia phagocytophilum, that are transmitted by ticks and produce manifestations in humans similar to those of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, including rash, muscle pain, and fever.

[New Latin Anaplasma, genus name (ana- probably irregular alteration of Greek a-, an-, without; see a-1 + plasma, so called because the cells of the type species seem to contain only chromatin and no cytoplasm) + -osis.]
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(Veterinary Science) another name for gallsickness
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Noun1.anaplasmosis - a disease of cattle that is transmitted by cattle ticksanaplasmosis - a disease of cattle that is transmitted by cattle ticks; similar to Texas fever
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
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Adequate knowledge regarding disease determinants is necessary for the effective prevention and control of anaplasmosis in the region.
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Bacteria that cause the tick-borne disease anaplasmosis in humans create their own food supply by hijacking a process in host cells that normally should help kill the pathogenic bugs, scientists have found.
Anaplasma phagocytophilum is an Anaplasmataceae bacterium that infects humans to cause granulocytic anaplasmosis.
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Anaplasmosis is the most prevalent hemo- rickettsial disease of cattle in Pakistan (Khan et al.,2004).
These microorgaisms include those known to cause Lyme Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Babesiosis, Ehrlichiosis and Anaplasmosis. Vector-borne pathogens are microorganisms that are typically transmitted by arthropods such as ticks, mosquitoes or fleas.
Molecular biologist Susan Noh, at the Agricultural Research Service's Animal Disease Research Unit in Pullman, Washington, is working to develop a vaccine to protect against anaplasmosis, a tick-transmitted disease of cattle.
burgdorferi: Anaplasma phagocytophilum, the cause of human granulocytic anaplasmosis; Babesia microti; Borrelia miyamotoi; and the deer tick virus subtype of Powassan virus (POWV) (4-9).
Two heifers, however, showed signs of the tick-borne diseases, anaplasmosis and babesiosis respectively called gall sickness and red water in layman's terms.
Anaplasmosis has been clinically characterized by fever, severe anemia, jaundice, brownish urine, loss of appetite, dullness or depression, rapid deterioration of body condition, pale mucus membrane and labored breathing (Awadet al., 2011).