TABLE 2.

Comparison of B. lonestari (= B. barbouri) 16S rRNA gene sequences from GenBank with those amplified from our isolate

Sourcea (reference)StateGenBank accession no.Nucleotide difference at positionb
52269810651201
Cell culturecGA AY442142 CTGC
LST (4)MO AY166715 CTAC
LST (10)TX BLU23211 CCGT
LST (41)MD U38374 TNRdNRdNRd
  • a LST, lone star tick.

  • b Numbers correspond to nucleotide position of B. lonestari 16S rDNA sequence U23211.

  • c Sequence of the isolate reported in this study; originally isolated from A. americanum from Georgia.

  • d NR, not reported.