“July 13th, 2011 at 03:30 Edit the ‘proper’ spelling, as you put it, is Ehrlichia, an organism named in honor of the great scientist, Paul Ehrlich, the Nobel prize winning (in Medicine) triple threat scientist-physician. His most well known accomplishment was developing ‘salvarsan’ the “magic bullet”, for treating syphilis. Glad he is better..good dog!”
The writer is a doctor, a great friend who is giving up on New York and moving to the sunny south, God Speed.
Sadly Rex is not getting better and I think his whole system was compromised by the untreated and then improperly treated Ehrlichia as a result of a tick borne Lyme disease several years ago.