TABLE 2.

Percentage pairwise divergence plot of the rrs gene of O. chuto strain Dubai with various strains of O. tsutsugamushi showing the significant level of divergence of O. chuto strain Dubai

Species and strain% sequence divergence from:
O. chutoO. tsutsugamushi strain
IkedaBoryongKatoKarpGilliamKurokiKawasakiShimokoshiLitchfield
O. chuto
O. tsutsugamushi
    Ikeda1.5
    Boryong1.60.3
    Kato1.50.00.3
    Karp1.50.20.10.2
    Gilliam1.70.50.20.50.3
    Kuroki1.60.30.00.30.10.2
    Kawasaki1.90.40.50.40.40.60.5
    Shimokoshi2.01.01.11.01.01.11.10.9
    Litchfield1.90.60.40.60.40.50.40.61.1