Human infection with Ehrlichia canis, a leukocytic rickettsia.New Eng. J. Med., 316, 853-856, 1987.
Order of authorship in the original publication: Maeda, Markowitz, Hawley. First description of Ehrlichiosis in humans, description of the organism, and successful drug treatment with doxycycline. The pathogen was later identified as Ehrlichia chaffeensis.
(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference and its interpretation.)
Subjects: BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Rickettsiales, BACTERIOLOGY › BACTERIA (mostly pathogenic; sometimes indexed only to genus) › Rickettsiales › Ehrlichia, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Tick-Borne Diseases › Ehrlichiosis