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Table 4 Ecoregion and geographic cluster pairwise FST significance tests (bottom half of each section) and P-values (top half of each section) of A. marginale MSP1a microsatellites.

From: Phylogeographic analysis reveals association of tick-borne pathogen, Anaplasma marginale, MSP1a sequences with ecological traits affecting tick vector performance

Ecological Ecoregion 1 Ecoregion 2 Ecoregion 3 Ecoregion 4
Ecoregion 1 - 0.019 ± 0.001 0.000 ± 0.000 0.001 ± 0.000
Ecoregion 2 0.09 - 0.027 ± 0.001 0.032 ± 0.001
Ecoregion 3 0.22 0.07 - 0.312 ± 0.003
Ecoregion 4 0.28 0.15 0.016 (NS) -
Geographical North America South America Mediterranean South Africa
North America - 0.324 ± 0.003 0.016 ± 0.001 0.232 ± 0.003
South America 0.004 (NS) - 0.036 ± 0.001 0.452 ± 0.003
Mediterranean 0.06 0.07 - 0.101 ± 0.002
South Africa 0.01 (NS) -0.01 (NS) 0.07 (NS) -
  1. Abbreviation: NS, not significant.