Table 2

Fungi that were more common in control participants than in asthma patients (difference in percent of DNA reads in descending order)
Fungal species Control participants Asthma patients Difference
Eremothecium sinecaudum 41.319 1.026 40.293
Systenostrema alba 23.587 0.000 23.587
Cladosporium cladosporioides 14.484 0.111 14.374
Vanderwaltozyma polyspora 6.778 0.140 6.638
Entophlyctis helioformis 2.976 0.064 2.912
Rozella allomycis 3.009 0.198 2.811
Protomyces macrosporus 1.971 0.082 1.890
Mortierella verticillata 1.135 0.000 1.135
Pseudotaeniolina globosa 1.086 0.210 0.876
Dothidea ribesia 0.701 0.000 0.701
Sporobolomyces yunnanensis 0.549 0.006 0.543
Teratosphaeria mexicana 0.261 0.000 0.261
Myriangium duriaei 0.179 0.000 0.179
Phaeobotryosphaeria visci 0.174 0.000 0.174
Kionochaeta sp 0.152 0.012 0.140
Catenulostroma chromoblastomycosum 0.157 0.017 0.140
Phaeobotryon mamane 0.125 0.000 0.125
Allomyces arbuscula 0.125 0.000 0.125
Schizothyrium pomi 0.109 0.000 0.109
Mycosphaerella endophytica 0.103 0.000 0.103
Penidiella columbiana 0.098 0.000 0.098
Aspergillus fumigatus 0.174 0.087 0.086
Cladosporium sp 0.081 0.000 0.081
Aleuria aurantia 0.054 0.000 0.054
Ascodesmis sphaerospora 0.049 0.000 0.049
Penicillium decumbens 0.043 0.000 0.043
Metschnikowia bicuspidata 0.027 0.000 0.027
Dothidea insculpta 0.016 0.000 0.016
Dendryphiella arenaria 0.016 0.000 0.016
Aigialus rhizophorae 0.011 0.000 0.011
Scutellospora spinosissima 0.011 0.000 0.011
Volvariella volvacea 0.011 0.000 0.011
Flammulina velutipes 0.011 0.000 0.011
Candida bituminiphila 0.005 0.000 0.005
Ascobolus carbonarius 0.005 0.000 0.005
Cyttaria sp 0.005 0.000 0.005
Halosarpheia japonica 0.005 0.000 0.005
Phymatotrichopsis omnivora 0.005 0.000 0.005
Sporobolomyces sp 0.005 0.000 0.005
Orphella haysii 0.005 0.000 0.005
Coccocarpia erythroxyli 0.005 0.000 0.005
Termitaria sp 0.005 0.000 0.005
Candida glabrata 0.005 0.000 0.005
Schizosaccharomyces japonicus 0.005 0.000 0.005
Cladochytrium sp 0.005 0.000 0.005
Cyttaria hookeri 0.011 0.006 0.005

van Woerden et al.

van Woerden et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:69   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-69

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