Most infections with the Anaplasma bacterium are mild, with few cases being severe. The number of chronic forms is not currently known.
Anaplasma infections were previously assigned to rickettsioses, yet the infection is now considered a separate category of pathogen. Anaplasma is usually transmitted to humans via ticks. The sickness manifests itself as a feverish, flu-like infection with headaches. In the event of severe sickness, myalgia, liver and kidney dysfunctions as well as inflammation to the meninges will occur.
|Anaplasma EliSpot||CPDA tubes|
|Anaplasma IgM + IgG antibodies||Serum tubes|