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Volume 3, Number 2—June 1997

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The Rickettsia: an Emerging Group of Pathogens in Fish

John L. FryerComments to Author  and Michael J. Mauel
Author affiliations: Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

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( 2% divergence) Phylogenetic relationships of Piscirickettsia salmonis, selected rickettsiae and bacteria. Evolutionary distances were calculated by the method of Jukes and Cantor (34). After eliminating regions of ambiguity and uncertain homology 1,313 positions of the 16S rDNA gene were compared.

Figure 1. ( 2% divergence) Phylogenetic relationships of Piscirickettsia salmonis, selected rickettsiae and bacteria. Evolutionary distances were calculated by the method of Jukes and Cantor (34). After eliminating regions of ambiguity and uncertain homology 1,313 positions of the 16S rDNA gene were compared.

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