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Table 1 Numbers of intact and viable statoblasts under different experimental conditions

From: Structural integrity and viability of Fredericella sultana statoblasts infected with Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae (Myxozoa) under diverse treatment conditions

Group Number of intact statoblasts after treatment Number of viable (hatched) statoblasts PCR results
Uninfected statoblasts (negative control) without any treatments 90 60
Infected statoblasts (positive control) without any treatments 90 24 +
Freeze dried uninfected statoblasts without BMC 90 15
Freeze dried infected statoblasts without BMC 90 9 +
Freezed dried uninfected statoblasts with BMC 0 0
Freezed dried infected statoblasts with BMC 0 0
Dehydrated uninfected statoblasts 42 12
Dehydrated infected statoblasts 27 9 +
Ingested common carp uninfected statoblasts 63 24
Ingested common carp infected statoblasts 54 18 +
Ingested brown trout uninfected statoblasts 0 0
Ingested brown trout infected statoblasts 0 0
  1. Ninety statoblasts were tested in each group.
  2. −: PCR negative; +: PCR positive; BMC: Byrozoan Medium C.