Table 2: Estimates of based on the SSU-rDNA variation observed between different geographical populations of the parasite Blastocystis ST3.

PopulationMorelosLatin AmericaEurasia

Latin America---

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 Europe and Asia (i.e., Nepal, Switzerland, Iraq, Italy, and France). Probability obtained by a permutation test with 50,000 replicates. ns: not significant.