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Fig. 3 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 3

From: Surface sterilization methods impact measures of internal microbial diversity in ticks

Fig. 3

Comparison of microbial communities between cuticle smears, external washes, and ethanol-treated whole bodies. a Bar plots of the relative abundance of the 12 most abundant families in each sample regrouped by samples category (ethanol for whole bodies, swab for cuticle smears, and wash). b NMDS plot of generalized Unifrac (α = 0.5) distances between samples categories. c Heatmap of the diversity and abundance of OTUs between samples categories

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