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Table 3 Genotype assigned in relation to patient age, sex, and cyst localization

From: Molecular characterization of human Echinococcus isolates and the first report of E. canadensis (G6/G7) and E. multilocularis from the Punjab Province of Pakistan using sequence analysis

Parameter No. of patients (%) Genotype assigned
Age (years)
 1–10 3 (7.9)a E. granulosus s.s.
 11–20 6 (15.8)a E. granulosus s.s.; E. canadensis (G6/G7)
 21–30 12 (31.6)b E. granulosus s.s.
 31–40 4 (10.5)a E. granulosus s.s.; E. multilocularis
 41–50 7 (18.4)a E. granulosus s.s.
 51–60 4 (10.5)a E. granulosus s.s.
  > 60 or 71–80 2 (5.3)a E. granulosus s.s.
Sex
 Male 22 (57.8)c E. granulosus s.s.; E. canadensis (G6/7);
E. multilocularis
 Female 16 (42.2)c E. granulosus s.s.
Cyst location
 Liver 19 (50.0)d E. granulosus s.s.; E. multilocularis;
E. canadensis (G6/G7)
 Lung 8 (22.5)e E. granulosus s.s.
 Spleen 1 (2.5)f E. granulosus s.s.
 Right side of pelvis 1 (2.5)f E. granulosus s.s.
 Right forearm 1 (2.5)f E. granulosus s.s.
 Gall-bladder 1 (2.5)f E. granulosus s.s.
 Kidney 2 (5.0)f E. granulosus s.s.; E. canadensis (G6/G7)
 Extradural cyst 1 (2.5)f E. granulosus s.s.
 Kidney 1 (2.5)f E. granulosus s.s.
 Hypochondrium 1 (2.5)f E. granulosus s.s.
 Hepatogastric omentum 1 (2.5)f E. granulosus s.s.
 Orbital biopsy 1 (2.5)f E. granulosus s.s.
  1. a,b Age: The different letters indicate statistically significant differences (χ2 = 12.71, df = 6, P = 0.41)
  2. c Sex: No statistically significant difference between sexes (χ2 = 1.89, df = 1, P = 0.25)
  3. d,e,f Cyst location: The different letters indicate statistically significant differences (χ2 = 61.89, df = 11, P = 0.00)