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E. chaffeensis replication.

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posted on 20.02.2013, 05:12 by Sarah E. Dedonder, Chuanmin Cheng, Lloyd H. Willard, Daniel L. Boyle, Roman R. Ganta

E. chaffeensis reticulate cells in macrophages and tick cells exhibiting replication by binary fission (A, macrophage and B, tick cells). Tick cell grown organisms also included filamentous type cell divisions (about 20% of the cells) (C). This observation can also be seen in the image presented in Figure 1D. (Scale bar 1 µm).