Department of Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
North Carolina State University
Get answers to your questions about this form of ehrlichiosis.
In many parts of the United States, infection of dogs with the pathogen Ehrlichia ewingii is far more common than infection with the better-known Ehrlichia canis.
On May 31, 2010, a 2-year-old 27-kg neutered male mixed-breed dog was presented to the University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital's Community Practice clinic for progressive lethargy and difficulty walking of about 4 days' duration.