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Volume 20, Number 2—February 2014

Subtyping Cryptosporidium ubiquitum,a Zoonotic Pathogen Emerging in Humans

Na Li, Lihua Xiao, Keri Alderisio, Kristin Elwin, Elizabeth Cebelinski, Rachel Chalmers, Monica Santin, Ronald Fayer, Martin Kvac, Una Ryan, Bohumil Sak, Michal Stanko, Yaqiong Guo, Lin Wang, Longxian Zhang, Jinzhong Cai, Dawn Roellig, Yaoyu FengComments to Author , and BohumilSakYaqiongGuoJinzhongCai
Author affiliations: East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China (N. Li, Y. Guo, L. Wang, Y. Feng); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (N. Li, L. Xiao, Y. Guo, D. Roellig); New York City Department of Environmental Protection, Flushing, New York, USA (K. Alderisio); UK Cryptosporidium Reference Unit, Swansea, UK (K. Elwin, R. Chalmers); Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA (E. Cebelinski); US Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, USA (M. Santin, R. Fayer); Academy of Science of Czech Republic, České Budějovice, Czech Republic (M. Kvac, B. Sak); Murdoch University, Perth, Australia (U. Ryan); Slovak Academy of Sciences, Košice, Slovakia (M. Stanko); Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China (L. Zhang); Qinghai Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Xining, China (J. Cai)

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Table 2

Nucleotide sequence similarity (lower triangular matrix) and potential genetic recombination events (upper triangular matrix) among Cryptosporidium ubiquitum subtype families at the gp60 locus*

XIIa 1 1 1 1 1
XIIb 87.2 0 0 0 0
XIIc 89.5 91.8 0 0 0
XIId 87.2 90.0 94.5 0 0
XIIe 63.1 69.6 62.2 60.6 0
XIIf 71.5 61.8 70.7 69.5 70.9

*Nucleotide sequence similarity is indicated by the percentage identity between each pair of sequence compared.

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