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Volume 11, Number 11—November 2005

Research

Typing African Relapsing Fever Spirochetes

Julie Christine Scott*, David Julian Maurice Wright*, and Sally Jane Cutler†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, South Kensington, London, United Kingdom; †Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Weybridge, Surrey, United Kingdom

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Table 1

Sequence heterogeneity among the 568- to 587-bp intragenic spacer sequence of the Borrelia duttonii/B. recurrentis group*

Position
108 129 187 215 304 325/326 379 402 438 441 456 467 474 491 525 532
Strain
B. recurrentis type I A T T C T GT T A T G T T A G G C
B. recurrentis type II A T C T T GT T A T G T T A G G C
B. duttonii type I G T C C C GT T A C T T T A G A G
B. duttonii type II A T T C T GT T A T G T T A G G C
B. duttonii type III A C T C T GT T A T G T T A G G C
B. duttonii type IV G T C C T AC G T T C C G A G G
Consensus sequence A T T/C C T GT T A T G T T A G G G/C

*Only exemplar sequences are included. GenBank accession nos. for B. recurrentis are DQ000277–8, while those for B. duttonii types I-IV, they are DQ000279–DQ000282.

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