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Table 1 No influence of host anti-vector defenses on infection dynamics of the blood parasite H. columbae

From: An experimental test of the effects of behavioral and immunological defenses against vectors: do they interact to protect birds from blood parasites?

Measure Preening defense Immune defense Interaction Data transformation Analysis
Prevalence P = 1.00 NA none Fisher’s Exact Test
Peak infection intensity P = 0.134, F1,44 = 2.33 P = 1.00, F1,44 = 0.0 P = 0.614, F1,44 = 0.259 ranked 2-way ANOVA
Prepatent period P = 0.214, F1,43 = 1.593 P = 0.715, F1,43 = 0.136 P = 0.827, F1,43 = 0.048 none 2-way ANOVA
Total parasites over the course of infection P = 0.319, F1,44 = 1.014 P = 0.802, F1,44 = 0.063 P = 0.454, F1,44 = 0.571 ranked 2-way ANOVA
Rate of increase to peak P = 0.079, F1,44 = 3.237 P = 0.610, F1,44 = 0.264 P = 0.798, F1,44 = 0.066 ranked 2-way ANOVA
Rate of clearance from peak P = 0.135, F1,44 = 2.343 P = 0.801, F1,44 = 0.065 P = 0.801, F1,44 = 0.065 ranked 2-way ANOVA
% hosts that cleared the infection P = 1.00 NA none Fisher’s Exact Test
  1. (Non-normally distributed data were rank-transformed within each replicate to normalize them; rankings were compared using two-way ANOVAs).