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Ag Data Commons migration begins October 18, 2023

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Rickettsia spp. sca0 from Lipoptena cervi and Ixodes scapularis

A PCR assay targeting Rickettsia sp. surface cell antigen, sca0 (rompA, 525 bp; (Regnery et al. 1991)) was used to detect presence of this bacterium in DNAs isolated from field-collected samples.
*Regnery, R. L., C. L. Spruill, and B. D. Plikaytis. 1991. Genotypic identification of rickettsiae and estimation of intraspecies sequence divergence for portions of two rickettsial genes. J Bacteriol 173: 1576-1589.

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