Table 3

The core microbiome of porcine tonsils

Phylum

% of total

Class

% of total

Order

% of total

Family

% of total

Genus

% of total


Proteobacteria

73.4

Gammaproteobacteria

69.8

Pasteurellales

56.0

Pasteurellaceae

60.2

Actinobacillus

37.0


Haemophilus

6.6


Pasteurella

16.1


Pseudomonadales

11.8

Moraxellaceae

12.3

Alkanindiges

12.0


Enterobacteriales

2.0

Enterobacteriaceae

2.2


Betaproteobacteria

3.2

Burkholderiales

0.3


Neisseriales

2.8

Neisseriaceae

3.0


Alphaproteobacteria

0.3


Firmicutes

17.8

Clostridia

14.3

Clostridiales

14.3

Peptostreptococcaceae

2.2

Peptostreptococcus

2.6


Veillonellaceae

4.4

Veillonella

3.2


Bacilli

3.5

Lactobacillales

3.4

Streptococcaceae

0.5

Streptococcus

0.6


Fusobacteria

5.6

Fusobacteria

5.6

Fusobacteriales

5.6

Fusobacteriaceae

5.6

Fusobacterium

7.0


Actinobacteria

1.2

Actinobacteria

1.2

Actinomycetales

0.9


Bacteroidetes

0.8

Bacteroidia

0.3

Bacteroidales

0.3


5/17 phyla identified

98.8

8/27 classes identified

98.2

10/34 orders identified

97.4

8/61 families identified

90.4

8/101 genera identified

85.1


NOTE: Almost half of the Clostridiales could not be assigned at the family level, and > 92% of the Neisseriaceae could not be assigned to a genus.

Lowe et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:20   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-20

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