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Table 3 Sequence types of Blastocystis found in the six populations

From: Blastocystis in the faeces of children from six distant countries: prevalence, quantity, subtypes and the relation to the gut bacteriome

  Samples sequenced, n ST1 positive ST2 positive ST3 positive ST4 positive ST6 positive Single ST n (%) Two STs n (%) Of double infections
ST1 + 2 ST1 + 3 ST2 + 3
By country
 Azerbaijan 22 3 (14%) 5 (23%) 14 (64%) 0 0 22 (100%) 0    
 Czechia 8 1 (13%) 3 (38%) 3 (38%) 1 (25%) 0 8 (100%) 0    
 Jordan 5 1 (20%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%) 0 0 4 (80%) 1 (20%) 1 0 0
 Nigeria 14 8 (57%) 4 (29%) 5 (36%) 0 1 (7%) 10 (71%) 4 (29%) 0 3 1
 Sudan 24 14 (58%) 5 (21%) 10 (42%) 0 0 19 (79%) 5 (21%) 3 1 1
 Tanzania 8 2 (25%) 2 (25%) 4 (50%) 0 0 8 (100%) 0    
By diabetes status
 Type 1 diabetes 41 10 (24%) 11 (27%) 22 (54%) 1 (2.4%) 0 38 (93%) 3 (7.3%) 2 0 1
 Healthy controls 40 19 (48%) 9 (23%) 18 (45%) 0 1 (2.5%) 33 (83%) 7 (18%) 2 4 1
Total (% of sequenced) 81 29/81 (35.8%) 20/81 (24.7%) 40/81 (49.4%) 1/81 (1.2%) 1/81 (1.2%) 71/81 (87.7%) 10/81 (12.3%) 4/81 (4.9%) 4/81 (4.9%) 2/81 (2.5%)
  1. n number of samples; % of sequenced samples