TABLE 1.

Nucleotide and deduced amino acid differences among p30-10 genes of E. canis in the blood of dogs from various geographic regions

SourcebNucleotide at position:Amino acid at position:
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OklahomaTATDN
Arizonaca
Californiac
New Mexicoc
HawaiicGGGEK
Venezuelad
  • a —, Position conserved relative to the sequence of the Oklahoma strain.

  • b The GenBank accession numbers for the new p30-10 genes of E. canis from dogs in Arizona, California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Venezuela are AF528511, AF528512, AF528513, AF528514, and AF528515, respectively.

  • c Dog blood sample.

  • d Culture isolate from dog blood.