Table 5.

Comparison of nucleotide and translated amino acid sequence difference positions of groESL heat shock operon from the E. phagocytophila genogroup

Ehrlichia spp.Host, isolate or strain (origin)GenBank accession no.Nucleotide difference positionsaTranslated amino acid difference positionsa
16634740042449656577584788995596410481084108711111117122812431303131514481474148314961546110477493
E. equi CASITL AF172162 GTAATGCAGCACGATTGCAACGCTGSRS
CAMEBS AF172161
CAMAWI AF172160
CASOLJ AF172163 CGTCPCP
California horse U96727
HGE agentCAHU-HGE1 AF172158
CAHU-HGE2 AF172159 AA
WI-1 strain (Wis.) U72628 GTA
Patient (N.Y.) U96728 G///////
Slovenia AF033101 ATGACCATG///////
E. phagocytophila Horse (Switzerland) U96735 ACGACCATG///////
Goat, FG strain (Scotland) U96729 CATGTACCG///////
Ovine, OS strain (Scotland) U96730 AGTTGACCCATG///////
  • a /, Not identified; •, conserved positions.