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Table 2 The diversity of the B. microti VNTRs on Nantucket Island, MA

From: Not “out of Nantucket”: Babesia microti in southern New England comprises at least two major populations

Locus Size range (bp) No. alleles Diversity No. failed amplification (%)
BMV1 340 1 nd 0
BMV2 405 1 nd 0
BMV4 308-473 16 0.69 [0.63, 0.75] 3 (2%)
BMV5 299-347 5 0.17 [0.11,0.26] 0
BMV8 171-245 3 0.03 [0.03,0.07] 0
BMV10 299-311 5 0.45 [0.37, 0.52] 0
BMV13 505-520 2 0.01 [0.01, 0.05] 7 (5%)
BMV20 647-725 9 0.28 [0.22, 0.41] 39 (29%)
BMV23 243-280 4 0.08 [0.04, 0.15] 7 (5%)