Figure. Phylogenetic analysis of Rickettsia species from a patient with Mediterranean spotted fever associated with septic shock, Iran (in bold), confirming infection with R. conorii subspecies israelensis. A) gltA gene; B) 17KD gene; C) ompA gene. Tree was constructed with the maximum-likelihood method algorithm (Tamura-Nei model). The test was performed with bootstrap (500 repetitions) by MEGA X 10.1 software (https://www.megasoftware.com).