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. equiCASITLAF172156TATAATAGCTCGGGYLALHKAA
CAMEBSAF172155
CASOLJAF172157
CAMAWIAF172154
HGE agentCAHU-HGE1AF172152
CAHU-HGE2AF172153
BDS strain (Wis.)AF047897TAST
USG3 strain (R.I.)AF020521AGGGGAGCTGGTTTTARMPCDNFAT
  • a −, Gap by Multalin sequence alignment program; •, conserved positions.