Table 1: Statistics data of genetic diversity observed within different geographical populations of Blastocystis ST3 around the world.

PopulationsHd±SDTajima’s

Morelos54130.141860.001070.068
Latin America6925150.677750.013340.058
Eurasia4635110.740100.044730.052
All populations16944200.562760.018860.044

: number of sequences; : number of segregating sites; : number of haplotypes; Hd: haplotype diversity; π: nucleotide diversity; ns: not significant. . Latin America: Blastocystis populations of North and South America (i.e., Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, and Argentina), except that of Morelos. Eurasia: Blastocystis populations of Europa and Asia (i.e., Nepal, Switzerland, Iraq, Italy, and France).