Skip to main content

Table 4 Matrix of genetic differentiation ( F ST values below diagonal) and geographical distances (in Km above diagonal) in pairwise comparisons of eight sampled P. falciparum populations

From: Population genetic structure of Plasmodium falciparum across a region of diverse endemicity in West Africa

  Nzr Bok For Bas Cai Far Gba Ric
Nzr   696 504 852 932 980 1055 1218
Bok 0.009   213 262 235 323 372 629
For 0.001 0.013   446 439 533 582 825
Bas 0.019 0.021 0.012   264 151 252 382
Cai 0.028 0.032 0.027 0.027   193 174 504
Far 0.007 0.022 0.017 0.000 0.023   104 320
Gba 0.009 0.023 0.005 0.005 0.026 0.000   346
Ric 0.037 0.061 0.040 0.043 0.065 0.028 0.046  
  1. Nzr = N’Zerekore; Bok = Boke; For = Forecariah; Bas = Basse; Cai = Caio; Far = Farafenni; Gba = Greater Banjul area; Ric = Richard Toll.
  2. Pairwise FST values are the mean for all 10 microsatellite loci, and values significantly above zero (p < 0.01) are underlined. Sample sizes for each location are given in Methods and Table 1.