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- Shin, E-hyun, et al. Show all 11 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2014 v.7 no.1 pp. 279
- Leptotrombidium; Orientia tsutsugamushi; chiggers; evolution; flow cytometry; genome; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; reliability; scrub typhus; vector competence
- ... BACKGROUND: Leptotrombidium pallidum and Leptotrombidium scutellare are the major vector mites for Orientia tsutsugamushi, the causative agent of scrub typhus. Before these organisms can be subjected to whole-genome sequencing, it is necessary to estimate their genome sizes to obtain basic information for establishing the strategies that should be used for genome sequencing and assembly. METHOD: T ...
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