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Table 2 Frequency of infection of individual mites by a novel actinomycete bacterium identified in the V. destructor sequence survey

From: Genomic survey of the ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor, a major pest of the honey bee Apis mellifera

Class Present Absent
Male 4 8
Female 11 7
Nymph 2 16
Egg 0 5
  1. Presence or absence of the bacterium is based on a PCR assay (see text for details).