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Volume 24, Number 12—December 2018

Candidatus Cryptoplasma Associated with Green Lizards and Ixodes ricinus Ticks, Slovakia, 2004–2011

Božena Kočíková, Igor Majláth, Bronislava Víchová, Lenka Maliničová, Peter Pristaš, Vincent A. Connors, and Viktória MajláthováComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Slovak Academy of Sciences, Košice, Slovakia (B. Kočíková, B. Víchová, P. Pristaš, V. Majláthová); Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, Košice (I. Majláth, L. Maliničová, P. Pristaš, V. Majláthová); University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA (V.A. Connors)

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Table 1

Primers used to amplify 16S rRNA gene of Candidatus Cryptoplasma sp. found in green lizards and Ixodes ricinus ticks, Slovakia, 2004–2011

Organism Primer name Sequences, 5′ → 3′ Length of amplified fragment, bp Reference
Family Anaplasmataceae EHR747 GCACTCATCGTTTACAGCGTG 247 (10)


Most eubacteria fD1 ccgaattcgtcgacaacAGAGTTTGATCCTGGCTCAG 1,500 (9)

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