TABLE 2.

Numbers of clones sequenced for each msp1β gene during infection

CloneNo. of clones for indicated calf and time of samplinga
C942bl, acuteC956bl
AcutePersistentPostsplenectomy (acute rickettsemia)
msp1β1 13321325
msp1β2 29221228
msp1βpg1 2610010
msp1βpg2 1331029
msp1βpg3 131965
  • a Blood was obtained from calf C942bl during acute infection (acute) and from C956bl during acute and persistent (persistent) stages of infection and following splenectomy (postsplenectomy), when the rickettsemia again peaked.