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Table 2 Mean values ± CI with t (95%; f = n-1) × s/√n of δ 13C and δ 15N in per mil calculated for host tissues and parasites

From: Understanding trophic interactions in host-parasite associations using stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen

  δ 15N ± CI δ 13C ± CI
  Summer (n = 10) Autumn (n = 8) Summer (n = 10) Autumn (n = 8)
Muscle 13.3 ± 0.1 14.5 ± 1.4 -29.6 ± 0.0 -27.1 ± 1.6
Intestine 12.2 ± 0.1 14.3 ± 0.8 -30.0 ± 0.1 -27.6 ± 2.1
Liver 12.5 ± 0.2 14.4 ± 0.9 -30.8 ± 0.1 -29.5 ± 2.6
P. laevis 11.4 ± 0.1 13.5 ± 1.2 -29.5 ± 0.1 -27.9 ± 1.7
Eustrongylides sp. 16.3 ± 0.7 -26.7 ± 0.7
  1. Abbreviation: CI confidence interval