Diseases

Name

Heartwater

Names alternate

Cowdriosis
Malkopsiekte
Péricardite Exsudative Infectieuse
Hidrocarditis Infecciosa
Idropericardite dei Ruminanti

Agents
(1) Ehrlichia ruminantium > Ehrlichia > Bacteria
Populations
(1) Antelope (Bovidae) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(2) Buffalo (Bison bison) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(3) Cattle (Bos taurus) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(4) Deer (Cervidae) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(5) Goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(6) Ruminant > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(7) Sheep (Ovis aries) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Transmission
(1) Vector-borne
Vectors
(1) Hard tick (Amblyomma ) > Tick (Ixodida) > Non-insect > Arthropod (Arthropoda) > Invertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Properties
(1) Economically important
(2) Vaccine preventable
Documents
(1) CFSPH: Heartwater (2007)
(2) Merck Veterinary Manual: Overview of Heartwater (2014)
Notes

Heartwater is endemic in most of Africa south of the Sahara desert, as well as in surrounding islands such as Madagascar, and in the Caribbean.

Created

2015-07-22 13:21:08+00:00

Modified

2015-09-03 18:48:05.317179+00:00