Genetic classification of "Rickettsia heilongjiangii" and "Rickettsia hulinii," two Chinese spotted fever group rickettsiae.

@article{Zhang2000GeneticCO,
  title={Genetic classification of "Rickettsia heilongjiangii" and "Rickettsia hulinii," two Chinese spotted fever group rickettsiae.},
  author={James Z. Zhang and Mr Yi Fan and Yiching Wu and P E Fournier and V{\'e}ronique Roux and Didier Raoult},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={38 9},
  pages={3498-501}
}
To determine the phylogenetic position of two new rickettsial strains isolated from ticks in China, 16S ribosomal DNA, gltA, and ompA (apart from the tandem repeat units) genes were amplified by PCR and sequenced. The phylogenetic relationships between these strains and other rickettsiae were inferred from the comparison of sequences of the three genes by the parsimony, neighbor-joining, and maximum-likelihood methods. The results demonstrated that the 054 strain, a rickettsia pathogenic in… CONTINUE READING

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