Genetic characterization and phylogenetic analysis of hemotrophic mycoplasmas in camel ( Camelus dromedarius )

AbstractSo far, a number of hemotrophic mycoplasma (HM) species have been reported from different animals, mostly based on the 16S rDNA gene sequence analysis. Although previous studies have describedCandidatus Mycoplasma haemolamae from alpaca (Lama pacos), llama (Lama glama), and vicuna (Lama vicugna) in Camelidae, data on the causative agent(s) of hemotrophic mycoplasmosis or hemoplasmosis are insufficient in dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius). The purpose of the present molecular study was to investigate hemotrophic mycoplasmosis in Iranian dromedary camel. Accordingly, a total number of 100 EDTA-anticoagulated blood specimens were randomly collected via the jugular vein from camels. In the present study, partial sequence data of the 16S rDNA was employed as a molecular approach for genetic characterization and phylogenetic analysis of the Iranian strains of hemotrophic mycoplasma in camel. The phylogenetic analysis revealed that one species belonged to the “haemominutum group” within the cluster of hemoplasmas (the former genusEperythrozoon), the other phylogenetic analysis found species belonging to the “haemofelis group” with the hemoplasma cluster (representing the former genusHaemobartonella). Out of the 100 tested blood samples, 2 (2.0%) were found positive by the PCR assay. The phylogenetic tree inferred from 16S rDNA sequences showed that examined camels were naturally infected with two distinct species of hemotrophic mycoplasmas. The fi...
Source: Comparative Clinical Pathology - Category: Pathology Source Type: research

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