Table 2

Beneficial bacteria from stool analysis.

Autism/Aspergers

Control

P-value

% Difference


Bifidobacterium

1.6 ± 1.9

2.8 ± 1.8

0.002

-44%

E.coli

2.8 ± 1.7

2.4 ± 1.6

n.s.

Lactobacillus

2.6 ± 1.4

1.3 ± 1.4

0.00002

+100%

Enterococcus

0.81 ± 1.4

0.97 ± 1.2

0.05 W

-16%


W - The data for the enterococcus was not normally distributed, so it was analyzed with a non-parametric Wilcox analysis.

Bacteriology culture values ranged from 0 to 4

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