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Table 4 Sequence similarity between 5S ( rrf )-23S ( rrl ) gene sequences from Taiwan strains of Borrelia detected in Ixodes granulatus ticks and strains of other genospecies of Borrelia

From: Prevalence and molecular identification of Borrelia spirochetes in Ixodes granulatus ticks collected from Rattus losea on Kinmen Island of Taiwan

Genospecies and straina B31 TWKM5 KH5 KN11 KH13 UK OG1 HN6 QLZSP1 KC44 KH74 KS61 KS62 20047 VS461 DN127 CMN1a
Bb ss B31 - 99.1 99.1 97.2 97.7 89.3 90.7 90.7 90.7 90.7 90.2 90.7 90.2 93.0 86.0 92.1 81.8
Bb ss TWKM5   - 100 98.1 98.6 90.2 90.7 90.7 90.7 90.7 90.2 90.7 90.2 93.0 86.0 92.1 81.8
KH5    - 98.1 98.6 90.2 90.7 90.7 90.7 90.7 90.2 90.7 90.2 93.0 86.0 92.1 81.8
KN11     - 98.6 89.3 89.7 89.7 89.7 89.7 89.3 89.7 89.3 92.1 85.5 90.2 79.9
KH13      - 88.8 89.3 89.3 89.3 89.3 88.8 89.3 88.8 91.6 84.6 90.7 81.3
Bv UK       - 95.8 95.8 95.8 95.8 96.3 95.8 95.8 93.0 87.4 88.3 80.8
Bv OG1        - 100 100 99.1 99.5 99.1 99.1 93.5 88.3 87.9 80.4
Bv HN6         - 100 99.1 99.5 99.1 99.1 93.5 88.3 87.9 80.4
Bv QLZSP1          - 99.1 99.5 99.1 99.1 93.5 88.3 87.9 80.4
KC44           - 99.5 100 99.1 93.5 88.3 88.8 81.3
KH74            - 99.5 99.5 93.0 87.9 88.3 80.8
KS61             - 99.1 93.5 88.3 88.8 81.3
KS62              - 93.0 87.9 88.3 80.8
Bg 20047               - 90.7 90.7 82.7
Ba VS461                - 85.5 82.7
Bbis DN127                 - 79.9
Bs CMN1a                  -
  1. aStrains: B31 and TWKM5, B. burgdorferi sensu stricto (Bbss); UK, OG1, HN6 and QLZSP1, B. valaisiana (Bv); 20047, B. garinii (Bg); VS461, B. afzelii (Ba); DN127, B. bissettii (Bbis); CMN1a, B. sinica (Bs).