Ehrlichiosis is a bacterial infection that is transmitted by tick bites. It is caused by Anaplasmataceae bacteria. The bacteria mainly infects by harming the white blood cells of the human blood.
It has been found out that Ehrlichiosis disease has high prevalence in Singapore. The number of new cases of Ehrlichiosis diagnosed each year is getting increased day by day.
The main prevention against this disease is to be away from tick bites. Medical treatment includes intake of certain drugs that include doxycycline and minocycline.
Currently, various researches are going on Ehrlichiosis. This topic includes various ongoing projects like ‘Lyme Disease May Linger for 1 in 5 Because of "Persisters"’, ‘Here's What You Need to Know about Ticks’, ‘This Is What Lyme Disease Feels Like’, etc.