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Table 1 Comparative data on organ location, cysts fertility and genotypes of Echinococcus granulosus and E. ortleppi isolates

From: Echinococcus granulosus (sensu stricto) (G1, G3) and E. ortleppi (G5) in Pakistan: phylogeny, genetic diversity and population structural analysis based on mitochondrial DNA

Organ of cyst isolation and fertility Cattle
No. of cysts (genotype count)
Buffalo
No. of cysts (genotype count)
Lungs fertile 3 (2 G1, 1 G5) 1 G3
Lungs infertile 32 (5 G1, 23 G3, 4 G5) 15 (4 G1, 11 G3)
Liver fertile 1 G5 2 G3
Liver infertile 4 (2 G1, 2 G5) 2 (1 G1, 1 G3)
Total 40 (9 G1, 23 G3, 8 G5) 20 (5 G1, 15 G3)