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Table 1 Diversity and evenness indexes of FCoV strains by specimens

From: Molecular epidemiological study of feline coronavirus strains in Japan using RT-PCR targeting nsp14 gene

Kind of specimen No. of specimens No. of strains No. of STs Simpson’s index (1-λ) Pielou’s index Predominant ST(s) a
Ascites 103 55 26 0.881 0.661 ST42
Pleural effusion 45 14 10 0.923 0.812 ST8, ST42
Blood 214 19 15 0.971 0.895 ST8, ST25, ST42
  1. aST(s) which accounted for not less than 10% of clones in the population.