Table 4

Matrix of genetic differentiation (FSTvalues below diagonal) and geographical distances (in Km above diagonal) in pairwise comparisons of eight sampledP. falciparumpopulations
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

Nzr = N’Zerekore; Bok = Boke; For = Forecariah; Bas = Basse; Cai = Caio; Far = Farafenni; Gba = Greater Banjul area; Ric = Richard Toll.

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.

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Mobegi et al. Malaria Journal 2012 11:223   doi:10.1186/1475-2875-11-223

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