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Fig. 1 | Parasites & Vectors

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From: A divergent spirochete strain isolated from a resident of the southeastern United States was identified by multilocus sequence typing as Borrelia bissettii.

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A maximum likelihood tree was generated in MEGA5 [15] using concatenated sequences of eight housekeeping loci (clpA, clpX, nifS, pepX, pyrG, recG, rplB and uvrA). The general time reversible model was employed and 500 bootstrap repeats used for estimation of node support. The large clade on the right hand site represents B. burgdorferi s.s. and two of the samples analyzed in this study (M6p and M11p, marked with ▲) fall into this clade. The third strain analyzed (M7p, ) clusters between B. carolinensis and B. bissettii

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