Clonal Genotype of Geomyces destructans among Bats with White Nose Syndrome, New York, USA
Sunanda S. Rajkumar, Xiaojiang Li, Robert J. Rudd, Joseph C. Okoniewski, Jianping Xu, Sudha Chaturvedi, and Vishnu Chaturvedi
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA (S.S. Rajkumar, X. Li, R.J. Rudd, S. Chaturvedi, V. Chaturvedi); New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany (J.C. Okoniewski); McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (J. Xu); State University of New York at Albany, Albany (S. Chaturvedi, V. Chaturvedi)
Figure 2. Collection sites in New York counties (A) are color-matched with respective Geomyces destructans isolates in maximum-parsimony tree based on nucleotide sequence of the VPS13 gene (B). The tree was constructed with MEGA4 (9) by using 450 nt and bootstrap test with 500 replicates. In addition to G. destructans and G. pannorum, fungi analyzed were Ajellomyces capsulatus (AAJI01000550.1), Aspergillus clavatus NRRL 1 (AAKD03000035.1), Botryotinia fuckeliana B05.10 (AAID01002173.1), Coccidioides posadasii C735 delta SOWgp (ACFW01000049.1), Neurospora crassa OR74A (AABX02000023.1), Paracoccidioides brasiliensis Pb01 (ABKH01000209.1), and Penicillium marneffei ATCC 18224 (ABAR01000009.1).
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