Molecular Epidemiology of Glanders, Pakistan
Heidie Hornstra, Talima Pearson, Shalamar Georgia, Andrew Liguori, Julia Dale, Erin P. Price, Matthew O’Neill, David DeShazer, Ghulam Muhammad, Muhammad Saqib, Abeera Naureen, and Paul Keim
Author affiliations: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA (H. Hornstra, T. Pearson, S. Georgia, A. Liguori, J. Dale, M. O’Neill, P. Keim); The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Arizona (E. Price, P. Keim); US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA (D. DeShazer); University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan (G. Muhammad, M. Saqib); Veterinary Research Center, Sultanate of Oman (M. Saqib); University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan (A. Naureen)
Figure 2. Unrooted neighbor-joining tree showing phylogenetic relationships among 15 samples of Burkholderia mallei from the Punjab Province, Pakistan. Statistical support for each branch derived from 1,000 bootstrap iterations are shown. Sample names are color-coded to match their district of origin in reference to the inset map of the Punjab Province. Approximate linear distances between districts are Faisalabad to Lahore ≈120 km, Faisalabad to Sargodha ≈84 km, Lahore to Sargodha ≈168 km.
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