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Table 3 Pairwise nucleotide sequence similarities among members of the R. conorii complex

From: Proposal to create subspecies of Rickettsia conorii based on multi-locus sequence typing and an emended description of Rickettsia conorii

  % Similarity
Rickettsia and gene ITTR AFR isolate A-167 ISFR
R. conorii    
16S rDNA 100 99.9 99.8
glt A 100 99.5 99.3
omp A 99.8 98.3 98.3
omp B 99.8 98.7 98.6
sca 4 99.9 99.4 99.3
ITTR    
16S rDNA   99.9 99.8
glt A   99.5 99.3
omp A   98.1 98.1
omp B   98.6 98.5
sca 4   99.3 99.2
AFR isolate A-167    
16S rDNA    99.8
glt A    99.7
omp A    98.6
omp B    99.4
sca 4    99.7