Table 4

Commensal bacteria found in stool analysis.

Autism/Aspergers

Control

P-value

% Difference


Bacillus spp.

21%

(0.280 ± 64)

2.6%

(0.05 ± 0.3)

0.05

+438%

Klebsiella pneumonia

12.1%

(0.29 ± 0.94)

17.9%

(0.23 ± 0.5)

n.s.

Klebsiella oxytoca*

1.7%

(0.03 ± 0.26)

12.8%

(0.31 ± 0.9)

0.04

-89%

Pseudomonas aeruginosa*

10.3%

(0.17 ± 0.6)

12.8%

(0.21 ± 0.6)

n.s.

Haemolytic E.coli

17.2%

(0.64 ± 1.4)

20.5%

(0.67 ± 1.4)

n.s.

Gamma strep

29.3%

(0.98 ± 1.6)

43.6%

(0.79 ± 1.2)

n.s.

Alpha Haemolytic strep

13.8%

(0.40 ± 1.1)

46.2%

(0.74 ± 1.0)

n.s.

Staphylococcus aureus

13.8%

(0.24 ± 0.7)

20.5%

(0.28 ± 0.6)

n.s.

Enterobacter cloacae

8.6%

(0.09 ± 0.3)

12.8%

(0.33 ± 1.0

0.07

-33%


*Indicates bacteria were either listed as commensal or dysbiotic depending on concentration.

The table indicates the percentage of participants with detectable (> 0) bacteria and in parenthesis average values and standard deviation. Numerical values of bacteriology culture ranged from 0-4.

Adams et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2011 11:22   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-11-22

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