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Table 3 Top table shows the genetic distances among and between the MSP1a R1 repeat sequences reported on each ecoregion cluster.

From: Phylogeographic analysis reveals association of tick-borne pathogen, Anaplasma marginale, MSP1a sequences with ecological traits affecting tick vector performance

Ecoregion Cluster 1 Cluster 2 Cluster 3 Cluster 4
Cluster 1 0.212 0.311 0.319 0.337
Cluster 2   0.199 0.321 0.371
Cluster 3    0.175 0.214
Cluster 4     0.156
Geographical cluster Western USA Eastern USA Mesoamerican+ Caribbean South America
Western USA 0.418 0.399 0.514 0.519
Eastern USA   0.329 0.388 0.501
Mesoamerican+    0.454 0.455
Caribbean     
South America     0.521
  1. Bottom table displays the genetic distances among and between the MSP1a R1 repeat sequences clustered on a geographical basis.
  2. Numbers in bold represent the distance between the MSP1a R1 repeat sequences contained within each ecoregion cluster.