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Volume 20, Number 10—October 2014

Prevalence of Borrelia miyamotoi in Ixodes Ticks in Europe and the United States

Chris D. Crowder, Heather E. Carolan, Megan A. Rounds, Vaclav Honig, Benedikt Mothes, Heike Haag, Oliver Nolte, Ben J. Luft, Libor Grubhoffer, David J. Ecker, Steven E. Schutzer, and Mark W. EshooComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Ibis Biosciences, Carlsbad, California, USA (C.D. Crowder, H.E. Carolan, M.A. Rounds, D.J. Ecker, M.W. Eshoo); Biology Centre ASCR, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic (V. Honig, L. Grubhoffer); Laboratory of Dr. Brunner, Constance, Germany (B. Mothes, H. Haag, O. Nolte); University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany (B. Mothes); Zentrum für Labormedizin, St. Gallen, Switzerland (O. Nolte); State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York, USA (B.J. Luft); Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA (S.E. Schutzer)

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Table 2

Borrelia miyamotoi PCR/ESI-MS basecount signatures*

Region Genotype BCT3515 (rplB) BCT3517 (flaB) BCT3519 (hbb) BCT3520 (hbb) BCT3511 (gyrB)
Europe 1 A13G22C15T18 A41G30C23T27 A41G29C19T46 A52G29C13T47 A36G32C13T35
North America 2 A13G22C15T18 A43G28C23T27 A40G30C18T47 A52G30C13T46 A37G31C13T35
Japan 3 A13G22C15T18 A41G29C23T28 A40G30C18T47 A53G29C13T46 A37G31C13T35

*PCR/ESI-MS, PCR and electrospray ionization mass spectrometry.

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