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Volume 20, Number 10—October 2014

Lyme Disease, Virginia, USA, 2000–2011

R. Jory BrinkerhoffComments to Author , Will F. Gilliam, and David Gaines
Author affiliations: University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, USA (R.J. Brinkerhoff, W.F. Gilliam); University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (R.J. Brinkerhoff); Virginia Department of Health, Richmond (D. Gaines)

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Figure 4

Maximum-likelihood phylogenetic reconstruction of Ixodes scapularis lineages based on 16S rRNA gene sequences using Tamura 3-parameter model (35). All samples beginning with IS were collected during this study; reference sequence GenBank accession numbers are indicated, as were sampling locations (2-letter state abbreviation). The clade containing samples collected in GA, FL, NC, OK, and SC is known as the Southern clade (sensu Norris et al. [20]); the clade containing all samples from this stud

Figure 4. Maximum-likelihood phylogenetic reconstruction of Ixodes scapularis lineages based on 16S rRNA gene sequences using Tamura 3-parameter model (35). All samples beginning with IS were collected during this study; reference sequence GenBank accession numbers are indicated, as were sampling locations (2-letter state abbreviation). The clade containing samples collected in GA, FL, NC, OK, and SC is known as the Southern clade (sensu Norris et al. [20]); the clade containing all samples from this study, indicated by the prefix IS, represents the American clade (more complete explanation of these terms is provided in the text). Bootstrap values at nodes are based on 500 replicates. Scale bar indicates nucleotide substitutions per site.

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