National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
EZIPs
TaxonomySpeciesEhrlichia chaffeensis
CategoryBacteria
GenusEhrlichia
FamilyAnaplasmataceae
Order/ClassRickettsiales
PhylumProteobacteria
Human and animal diseaseHuman diseaseHuman monocytic ehrlichiosis
Predominant syndromeExanthema
Occ. risk groupForestry, and related workers
Incubation time5-10 days
Disease in farm animalsNo
Disease in pets and horsesYes
Disease in wildlifeYes
Specfic animal speciesDogs, cats, coyotes, goats, deer, rodents
ReservoirsHumansNo
Farm animalsNo
Pets and horsesNo
WildlifeYes
Specific animal speciesWhite tailed deer
TransmissionHuman to humanNo
SkinNo
Tissue/blood: ArthropodsYes
Tissue/blood: Invasive actionsNo
Secreta/excreta: AirNo
Secreta/excreta: Water/food/environmentNo
Secreta/excreta: Close animal contactNo
Transmission infoTicks
Geographic distributionNetherlandsNo
EuropeYes
AfricaYes
North AmericaYes
South AmericaYes
AustraliaNo
AsiaNo
Distribution infoAmerica
InfoSpecifics
Human ref. website URL
Animal ref. website URL
  Value Normalised valueWeightScore
1Probability of introduction into the Netherlands0,5% 00,4180
2Transmission in animal reservoirs0,005% 0,390,2920,11
3Economic damage, animal reservoirs0,5M€ 00,3370
4Animal-human transmission0,005% 00,6260
5Human-human transmission0% 00,3390
6Morbidity0,06 0,280,1810,05
7Mortality5% 0,810,6430,52
 Total    0,69
 Normalised score    0,27