Table 4.

Comparison of nucleotide and translated amino acid sequence difference positions of 444 Ep-ank from theE. phagocytophila genogroup

Ehrlichia spp.Host and isolate or strain (origin)GenBank accession no.Nucleotide difference positionsaTranslated amino acid difference positionsa
111213186668701011071081131572232242253263983233436385275109133
E. equi CASITL AF172156 TATAATAGCTCGGGYLALHKAA
CAMEBS AF172155
CASOLJ AF172157
CAMAWI AF172154
HGE agentCAHU-HGE1 AF172152
CAHU-HGE2 AF172153
BDS strain (Wis.) AF047897 TAST
USG3 strain (R.I.) AF020521 AGGGGAGCTGGTTTTARMPCDNFAT
  • a −, Gap by Multalin sequence alignment program; •, conserved positions.