Table 2

Statistically significant differences in microbiota of healthy and eczematous children
Phylum-like level Genus-like phylogenetic group Mean relative abundance* (SD)
18 months p-value
Healthy Eczema
Bacteroidetes 4.20 (4.21) 1.61 (0.36) 0.01
B. fragilis et rel. 0.49 (0.74) 0.13 (0.03) 0.01
B. ovatus et rel. 0.20 (0.23) 0.09 (0.02) 0.03
B. plebeius et rel. 0.08 (0.03) 0.06 (0.01) 0.02
B. stercoris et rel. 0.08 (0.03) 0.06 (0.01) 0.02
B. uniformis et rel. 0.12 (0.21) ND < .001
B. vulgatus et rel. 1.08 (1.80) 0.23 (0.15) 0.045
P. tannerae et rel. 0.06 (0.04) ND 0.03
Clostridium cluster IV C. leptum et rel. 0.97 (1.36) 1.78 (1.19) 0.03
R. bromii et rel. 0.25 (0.44) 0.44 (0.28) 0.03
C. cellulosi et rel. 0.81 (0.78) 1.27 (0.65) 0.03
Clostridium cluster XIVa R. lactaris et rel. 0.12 (0.16) 1.87 (2.83) 0.04
C. nexile et rel. 1.65 (0.80) 2.05 (0.85) 0.02

* % of total HITChip signal

ND, below the detection level.

Nylund et al.

Nylund et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:12   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-12

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