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Table 10 Estimated sibship of Schistosoma mansoni in a single human host

From: Genetic diversity, multiplicity of infection and population structure of Schistosoma mansoni isolates from human hosts in Ethiopia

Kemissie Sample size Estimated genetically unique adult worm pairs within hosts Unique worm pairs Shared pairs among patients
 K1 10 9 (90 %) 37 26
 K2 10 10(100 %)
 K3 8 7(88 %)
 K9 10 8(80 %)
 K12 10 9(90 %)
 K13 10 9(90 %)
 K14 10 8(80 %)
 K15 10 9(90 %)
Mean   88 %   
Sille-Elgo     
 SE1 9 7(78 %) 36 19
 SE12 29 23(79 %)
 SE14 29 22(76 %)
 SE16 5 3(60 %)
Mean   73 %   
Wondo Genet
 W21 5 5(100 %) 32 15
 W22 6 6(100 %)
 W38 6 6(100 %)
 W47 6 5(83 %)
 W51 6 5(83 %)
 W55 5 5(100 %)
 W62 7 7(100 %)
 W88 6 5(83 %)
 W89 8 7(88 %)
Mean   92 %   
Ziway     
 Z3 5 4(80 %) 24 4
 Z4 32 19(59 %)
 Z5 5 3(60 %)
Mean   66 %