Timing the Origin of Cryptococcus gattii sensu stricto, Southeastern United States
Shawn R. Lockhart , Chandler C. Roe, and David M. Engelthaler
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S.R. Lockhart); Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA (C.C. Roe); Translational Genomics Research Institute, Flagstaff (D.M. Engelthaler)
Figure. Bayesian phylogenetic analyses of 8 isolates of Cryptococcus gattii sensu stricto from the southeastern United States. We used BEAST 1.8.4 software (http://beast.community) to produce calibrated phylogenies with the mean estimates of time to most recent common ancestor. The tips of the branches correspond to the year of sampling. Dotted node bars are shown for each node and indicate 95% CIs for the timing estimate. The timeline represents years before the present day.
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