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Table 1 Infection rates and subtype distribution of Blastocystis in various mammals and birds. The novel sequences obtained in the present study are highlighted in bold

From: Distribution and genetic diversity of Blastocystis subtypes in various mammal and bird species in northeastern China

Host No. positive/total no. examined (%) Subtype (n)/GenBank ID (host)a
Mammals
 Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) 7/104 (6.7) ST10 (3)/KC148207 (Camel); MF541100 (Goat)
ST13 (4)/MH325366 (Reindeer)
 Red deer (Cervus elqphus) 0/48  
 Sika deer (Cervus nippon) 12/82 (14.6) ST10 (8)/KC148207 (Camel); MF541100 (Goat)
ST14 (2)/KC148206 (Mouflon)
ST10 (1)/MH325363 (Sika deer)
ST10 (1)/MH325364 (Sika deer)
 Racoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) 3/40 (7.5) ST3 (3)/KY019163 (Human)
 Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) 4/213 (1.9) ST1 (2)/U51151 (Human); EU445488 (Monkey)
ST4 (1)/AY135408 (Rat)
ST7 (1)/MH325365 (Arctic Fox)
 American mink (Neovison vison) 0/114 (0)  
 Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) 4/136 (2.9) ST1 (3)/MF669063 (Human)
ST4 (1)/AY135408 (Rat)
 Horse (Equus caballus) 0/20  
 Brown rat (Mus musculus) 4/108 (3.7) ST4 (4)/AB071000 (Rat)
 New Zealand white rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) 7/215 (3.3) ST4 (7)/MF669075 (Human); EU427516 (Kangaroo); AY590113 (Rat); MF541101 (Goat)
 Subtotal 41/1080 (3.8) ST1 (5); ST3 (3); ST4 (13); ST7 (1); ST10 (13); ST13 (4); ST14 (2)
Birds
 Domestic duck (Anas platyrhynchos domesticus) 0/16  
 Domestic goose (Anser domestica) 0/20  
 Pigeon (Columba livia) 1/47 (2.1) ST6 (1)/KT438692 (Human); AB107972 (Partridge)
 Domestic chicken (Gallus domesticus) 6/46 (13.0) ST6 (1)/KT438692 (Human); AB107972 (Partridge)
ST6 (2)/KT438697 (Human);
ST7 (3)/EF079872 (Human)
 Red crowned crane (Grus japonensis) 6/43 (14.0) ST6 (4)/KT438692 (Human); AB107972 (Partridge)
ST7 (2)/EF079872 (Human)
 Common crane (Grus grus) 0/6  
 White-naped crane (Grus vipio) 0/4  
 Siberian crane (Grus leucogeranus) 0/3  
 Subtotal 13/185 (7.0) ST6 (8); ST7 (5)
Total 54/1265 (4.3) ST1 (5); ST3 (3); ST4 (13); ST6 (8); ST7 (6); ST10 (13); ST13 (4); ST14 (2)
  1. Abbreviations: n number of individuals
  2. aAccession no. indicating the sequences downloaded from GenBank, which have 100% homology with the sequences obtained in the present study