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18577 Natchez Avenue
Prior Lake, Minnesota, 55372

Phone: 952-435-8387

Fax: 952-435-8777

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Ehrlichiosis

A bacterial disease that is spread by the Brown dog tick.

The most common symptoms are:

  • Loss of appetite

  • Depression

  • Fever

  • Painful joints

  • Bloody nose

  • Pale gums


  • If left untreated it can lead to:
  • Permanent blindness

  • Autoimmune diseases

  • Bleeding complications

  • Death


  • There is a preventative (Frontline/Nexgard flea and tick – applied monthly) and a treatment for this disease.

    In 2015, of 1191 patients tested, 10 were positive at our hospital.

    Click here for information on tick borne diseases.


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