Unique Clone of Coxiella burnetii Causing Severe Q Fever, French Guiana
Aba Mahamat1, Sophie Edouard1, Magalie Demar, Philippe Abboud, Jean-Yves Patrice, Bernard La Scola, Antoine Okandze, Félix Djossou, and Didier Raoult
Author affiliations: Centre Hospitalier Andree Rosemon, Cayenne, French Guiana (A. Mahamat, M. Demar, P. Abboud, A. Okandze, F. Djossou); Université des Antilles-Guyane, Cayenne (A. Mahamat, M. Demar, P. Abboud, F. Djossou); Aix Marseille Université, Marseille, France (S. Edouard, J.-Y. Patrice, B. La Scola, D. Raoult)
Figure 2. . . Phylogenetic diversity of 34 genotypes of Coxiella burnetii identified by using multispacer sequence typing (MST). Clone from French Guiana isolated in this study is indicated in boldface. Scale bar indicates nucleotide substitutions per site.
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