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Table 2 Percentage of infection and subtype/allele distributions of Blastocystis sp. detected in dogs, cats, and rats in Fars Province, Iran

From: First molecular subtyping and phylogeny of Blastocystis sp. isolated from domestic and synanthropic animals (dogs, cats and brown rats) in southern Iran

Host species Positive/examined (%) Subtype/alleles (n) GenBank ID
Brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) 20/127 (15.8) ST1/ allele 2 (n = 4) MN264511
ST3/allele 34 (n = 4) MN264510
ST4/allele 92 (n = 12) MN264509
Cat (Felis catus domesticus) 21/119 (17.7) ST1/allele 2 (n = 5) MN264518
ST3/allele 34 (n = 7) MN264519
ST4/allele 94 (n = 4) MN264520
ST10/allele 152 (n = 3) MN264521
ST14/allele 159 (n = 2) MN264522
Dog (Canis lupus familiaris) 29/154 (18.8) ST2/allele 9 (n = 8) MN264512
ST3/allele 34 (n = 11) MN264513
ST4/allele 94 (n = 3) MN264514
ST7/allele 99 (n = 3) MN264516
ST8/allele 21 (n = 2) MN264515
ST10/allele 152 (n = 2) MN264517