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Volume 15, Number 10—October 2009

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Borrelia hispanica Relapsing Fever, Morocco

M’hammed Sarih, Martine Garnier, Najma Boudebouch, Ali Bouattour, Abdelaziz Rihani, Mohammed Hassar, Lise Gern, Danièle Postic, and Muriel CornetComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Institut Pasteur, Casablanca, Morocco (M. Sarih, N. Boudebouch, M. Hassar); Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (M. Garnier, D. Postic, M. Cornet); Institut Pasteur, Tunis, Tunisia (A. Bouattour); Idrissi Hospital, Kenitra, Morocco (A. Rihani); University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (L. Gern); Paris Descartes University, Paris (M. Cornet)

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Phylogenetic trees constructed by the unweighted pair group method with arithmetic mean method, by using a pairwise deletion procedure. Distances were calculated by using the Jukes and Cantor method (www.tau.ac.il/~doronadi/jc.pdf). Sequences from GenBank are indicated by accession numbers. A) Phylogenetic tree based on the 16S rRNA sequences of 12 Borrelia hispanica DNA samples from patients in Morocco. Sequences from this study submitted to GenBank are accession nos. GQ202254–GQ202265. B) Phyl

Figure 2. Phylogenetic trees constructed by the unweighted pair group method with arithmetic mean method, by using a pairwise deletion procedure. Distances were calculated by using the Jukes and Cantor method (www.tau.ac.il/~doronadi/jc.pdf). Sequences from GenBank are indicated by accession numbers. A) Phylogenetic tree based on the 16S rRNA sequences of 12 Borrelia hispanica DNA samples from patients in Morocco. Sequences from this study submitted to GenBank are accession nos. GQ202254–GQ202265. B) Phylogenetic tree based on noncoding 16S–23S intergenic spacer sequences of 23 B. hispanica DNA samples from patients in Morocco. Sequences from this study submitted to GenBank are accession nos. FJ827568–FJ827590. The letters S or H indicate the location at which the sample was obtained: S, Sidi Mohamed Lahmar; H, Had Ouled Jelloum. Scale bars indicate genetic distances between DNA sequences.

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