Causes Of Ehrlichia Or Ehrlichosis In Dogs & HumansThe causes of ehrlichiosis is the ehrlichia bacteria found in lonestar ticks which carry the ehrlichia lewinii bacteria and in the brown dog tick which carry ehrlichia lewinii and canis bacteria.
Amblyomma Americanum Or Lonestar TickThe amblyomma americanum or lonestar tick carries ehrlichia Lewinii bacteria. The lonestar tick has a star on its body, so it's easy to spot and recognize.
Rhipicephalus Sanguineus Or Brown Dog TickThe rhipicephalus sanguineus or brown dog tick carries ehrlichia lewinii and canis. Brown dog ticks are also a carrier of various other diseases so it’s a good idea to stay away from brown dog ticks altogether.