Table 6

Genera and groups within the phyla Firmicutes, Bacteroidetes and Actinobacteria in healthy children and children with type 1 diabetes

Healthy children

Children with type 1 diabetes

P

Prevotella

10.95 ±0.57

9.03 ±0.99

0.001

Clostridium

4.85 ±0.34

6.87 ±0.52

0.001

B. Coccoides-E rectale

8.64 ±0.72

6.99 ±0.47

0.001

Enterococcus

5.80 ±1.35

5.94 ±1.21

0.760

Veillonella

6.76 ±0.82

8.93 ±1.12

0.001

Bifidobacterium

5.65 ±1.14

3.12 ±0.97

0.001

Lactobacillus

4.23 ±0.36

3.47 ±0.43

0.001

Bacteroides

8.64 ±0.45

10.67 ±0.63

0.001


Values are presented as means ±SD and expressed as log10 copies per gram of feces. N = 16 participants per group. Relationships between both groups were analyzed using the Mann-Whitney U test. Values are significantly different for P <0.05.

Murri et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:46   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-46

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