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Table 4 Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of Fasciola hepatica clonal isolates

From: Clonal amplification of Fasciola hepatica in Galba truncatula: within and between isolate variation of triclabendazole-susceptible and -resistant clones

  No. of whole adult flukes recovered at PM Mean weight of adult flukes ± SD (mg) Median weight of adult flukes (mg) Range of weights recorded for adult flukes (mg) No. of adult flukes genotyped No. of MLG observed
FhLivR1 70 108 ± 22 110 30–150 70 1a
165 (T) 83 ± 28 80 20–160 165 1a
FhLivR2 31 86 ± 16.00 90 50–130 31 1b
48 (T) 98 ± 20 100 60–140 48 1b
FhLivR3 35 (T) 102 ± 30 110 40–160 35 1
FhLivS1 15 177 ± 27 180 90–210 15 1
0 (T)
FhLivS2 105c 148 ± 25 150 80–230 110 1
0 (T)
FhLivS3 112d 129 ± 22 130 80–280 126 1
0 (T)
  1. aSame genotype in both animals
  2. bSame genotype in both animals
  3. cPlus an additional 8 partial parasites
  4. dPlus an additional 15 partial parasites
  5. Abbreviations: FhLiv clonal isolate of Fasciola, R resistant to triclabendazole, S susceptible to triclabendazole, (T) treated with 10mg/kg triclabendazole 10 days prior to PM, PM post-mortem, MLG multilocus genotype based on a panel of 15 microsatellite markers