Ehrlichia Or Ehrlichiosis In Ticks, Dogs & HumansEhrlichiosis is a disease commonly found in dogs and humans spread from ticks. Ehrlichia is the bacteria which causes the ehrlichiosis infection in humans, dogs and other animals.
Ehrlichiosis Bacteria Named After DR EhrlichThe ehrlichia bacteria was named after Dr. Ehrlich, who was the first person to describe them. The bacteria belongs to the Rickettsiae family which also cause rocky mountain fever and typhus. Ehrlichia is a bacteria that makes their home inside the white blood cells of whatever is infected with ehrlichiosis which may include humans, dogs and other animals.