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Supplemental Information

Spotted Fever group Rickettsia and number of 16S rRNA gene sequences from each tick

Supplemental table 1. Spotted Fever group Rickettsia identified by rompA and IGR sequencing and total number of individual 16S rRNA gene sequences from each tick.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2622v1/supp-1

SourceTracker results for D. occidentalis microbiomes from San Diego County

Supplemental table 2. SourceTracker results for D. occidentalis microbiomes from San Diego County. EC=Escondido Creek; LC=Lopez Canyon; MT=Mission Trails, PC=Peñasquitos Canyon.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2622v1/supp-2

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Nikos Gurfield conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Saran Grewal performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Lynnie S Cua performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Pedro J Torres performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Scott T Kelley conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

GenBank KU355875.1

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Figshare:

https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.2056275.v2, https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.2068644.v1, and https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.2056272.v2

Funding

The authors received no funding for this work.


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