Table 1

Overview of all experiments

No. of the experiment

Experiment

Age at exposure (days)

Exposure duration (days)

Parameters measured

Results figure


1

Likelihood of infection with sex dimorphism during exposure

3

11

- Infection rate

- Figure 1


2

Host gigantism, parasite fitness and virulence

1

2

- Infection rate

- Host Survival

- Figure 4

- Spore counts at death (two clones)

- Figure 3

- Host body length 21 days post exposure (two clones)

- Figure 5


3

Within host parasite proliferation

1

2

- Spore counts 20 and 27 days post-exposure

- Figure 2a

- Host body length 20 and 27 days post-exposure (for spore density)

- Figure 2b


4

Host gigantism

3

11

- Host body length 21 days post exposure

- Figure 5


5

Male castration

1

2

- Spermatozoa counts 13 to 26 days post exposure

- Figure 6


Duneau et al. BMC Biology 2012 10:104   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-10-104

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