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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