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Table 2 Changes in taxa abundance between groups

From: The conjunctival microbiome in health and trachomatous disease: a case control study

Taxanomic classification (phylum, class, order, family, genus)

Relative abundance (median (range))

q-value

Group 1

Group2

Group 1 ≤ 10years; group 2 > 10years (normal conjunctivae; F0P0C0)

   

Firmicutes; Bacilli; Lactobacillales; Streptococcaceae; Streptococcus

8.0 (0.1-42.6)

1.3 (0-73.3)

0.012

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; Micrococcaceae; Kocuria

4.6 (0-23.9)

0.3 (0-23.4)

0.007

Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Staphylococcaceae; Staphylococcus

5.7 (1.0-20.3)

2.0 (0-21.4)

0.010

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; Micrococcaceae; Micrococcus

3 (0-6.3)

0 (0-6.0)

0.003

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; Dermabacteraceae; Brachybacterium

0.9 (0-6.4)

0.2 (0-4.0)

0.027

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; Corynebacteriaceae; Corynebacterium

9.1 (1.0-29.3)

13.5 (0.4-67.6)

0.016

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; Promicromonosporaceae; unclassified

0

0.8 (0-5.8)

0.001

Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rhodobacterales; Rhodobacteraceae; Paracoccus

0.7 (0-1.6)

1.6 (0-10.6)

0.001

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; Propionibacteriaceae; Propionibacterium

0.5 (0-3.6)

1.7 (0-40.3)

0.001

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; Promicromonosporaceae; Myceligenerans

0 (0-0.1)

3.0 (0-17.5)

0.001

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; unclassified

0.8 (0-2.5)

10.7 (0-40.2)

0.001

Group 1, dry season; group 2, wet season (normal conjunctivae; F0P0C0)

   

Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Bacillaceae; Bacillus

3.7 (0-16.3)

0.3 (0-2.8)

0.005

Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Bacillaceae; Tumebacillus

0.6 (0-11.4)

0 (0-1.7)

0.007

Group 1, F > 0; group 2 F0P0C0 (wet season)

   

No significant differences

   

Group 1, all C > 0; group 2, C = 0 (dry season)

   

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; Corynebacteriaceae; Corynebacterium

18.0 (0-88.0)

11.1 (0.4-60.1)

0.034

Firmicutes; Bacilli; Lactobacillales; Aerococcaceae; Globicatella

0 (0-3.9)

0.5 (0-6.2)

0.043

Firmicutes; Bacilli; Lactobacillales; Streptococcaceae; Streptococcus

2.2 (0-90.6)

1.4 (0-24.5)

0.040

Group 1, all C > 0; group 2, C = 0 (wet season)

   

No significant differences

   

Group 1, C > 0; group 2, C > 0 + TT (dry season)

   

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; Corynebacteriaceae; Corynebacterium

12.2 (0.1-78.4)

26.8 (0-88.0)

0.043

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; Micrococcaceae; Kocuria

0 (0-6.8)

0.2 (2-2.2)

0.047

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; Promicromonosporaceae; Myceligenerans

2.2 (0-10.5)

0 (0-12.1)

0.048

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; Promicromonosporaceae; unclassified

0.8 (0-3.2)

0 (0-4.6)

0.047

Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetales; unclassified

6.9 (0-32.3)

1.2 (0-31.5)

0.006

Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rhodobacterales; Rhodobacteraceae; Paracoccus

1.4 (0-8.4)

0.1 (0-7.5)

0.026

Group 1, C > 0; group 2, C > 0 + TT (wet season)

   

No significant differences