Author affiliations: Nagoya City Public Health Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan (M. Kawahara, M. Yabutani, J. Ishii); Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Japan (T. Tajima); Nara University of Education, Nara, Japan (H. Torii); Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan (M. Harasawa); Health Sciences University of Hokkaido, Tobetsu, Japan (E. Isogai); The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA (Y. Rikihisa)
Figure 1. Phylogenetic relationship between Ehrlichia chaffeensis NS101 (in boldface) and other Ehrlichia spp. 16S rRNA gene sequences. GenBank accession numbers are shown in parentheses. Numbers above internal nodes indicate the number of bootstrap replicates of 1,000 that supported the branch. Scale bar indicates percent sequence divergence.
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