Diagnostic Testing Service

Analasma/Ehrlichia Panel. (PCS012)

Specimen type

EDTA whole blood


  • Anaplasma platys infects platelets causing thrombocytopenia. Infected dogs may develop bruising or bleeding (including nosebleeds), especially during the early stages of infection when platelet counts may be at their lowest.
  • Ehrlichia canis infect monocytes and macrophages causing ever, swollen lymph nodes, respiratory distress, weight loss, bleeding disorders, polyarthritis, and occasionally, neurological disturbances.