How is ehrlichiosis meningitis diagnosed?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
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Diagnosis of ehrlichiosis meningitis

Acute monocytic ehrlichiosis is another tick-borne infection that may present similarly to aseptic meningitis. Laboratory tests may reveal pancytopenia and elevated levels of hepatic transaminases, blood urea nitrogen (BUN), and creatinine.


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