Disseminated Infection Caused by Novel Species of Microsporidium, Thailand
Figure 2. Phylogenetic tree inferred from the small subunit rRNA sequences of microsporidia in this study and those in the GenBank database by using the maximum-likelihood method as implemented in MEGA5.05 software (2). Red circle indicates a novel microsporidium identified in this study (Microsporidium CU) that caused myositis. GenBank accession numbers are listed in parentheses after each species. Bootstrap percentages >50% based on 1,000 replicates are shown on the branches. The tree is drawn to scale, with branch lengths measured in the number of nucleotide substitutions per site.