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Table 2 Mean ± SE of various disease traits by parasite isolate

From: Genetic resistance and specificity in sister taxa of Daphnia: insights from the range of host susceptibilities

Disease traitD. magnaD. similis
G-3NZ-2FI-OER-3-3G-3NZ-2FI-OER-3-3
Host susceptibility (proportion)0.65 ± 0.100.63 ± 0.100.68 ± 0.070.36 ± 0.050.27 ± 0.040.25 ± 0.05
Virulence (days)65.2 ± 3.657.7 ± 3.359.7 ± 3.352.9 ± 4.466.8 ± 4.668.2 ± 4.4
Parasite fitness (spores, log-transformed)4.95 ± 0.455.01 ± 0.304.86 ± 0.063.16 ± 0.013.14 ± 0.012.52 ± 0.01
  1. Note: Host longevity of control D. magna and control D. similis was 86.1 ± 3.6 days and 73.7 ± 2.9 days, respectively