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Fig. 5 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 5

From: Host associations and genomic diversity of Borrelia hermsii in an endemic focus of tick-borne relapsing fever in western North America

Fig. 5

Phylogram for Borrelia hermsii originating from Flathead Lake, Montana. The tree was constructed with concatenated DNA sequences of four genes (16S rRNA, flaB, gyrB and glpQ; 5,188–5,203 bp) for spirochetes infecting pine squirrels, ticks, one deer mouse, and from human patients from previous studies. Sequences were aligned using CLUSTAL W and the tree was constructed using the neighbor-joining algorithm [17]

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