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Table 2 Pearson correlation coefficient between antimicrobial resistance or 16S-rRN A genes in fecal deposits from cattle fed subtherapeutic levels of chlortetracycline (A44)a.

From: Longitudinal characterization of antimicrobial resistance genes in feces shed from cattle fed different subtherapeutic antibiotics

  tet(C) tet(L) tet(M) tet(W) sul1 sul2 erm(A) erm(B) erm(F) erm(T) erm(X) 16S-rRNA
tet(B) -0.23 0.08 0.27 -0.14 0.39* 0.36* 0.29 0.32 0.43* 0.10 0.06 0.45*
tet(C)   0.19 0.48* 0.24 0.42* 0.56* 0.48* 0.57* 0.01 0.37* 0.70* 0.41*
tet(L)    0.56* 0.60* 0.02 0.14 0.31 0.59* -0.04 0.53* 0.41* 0.30
tet(M)     0.79* 0.43* 0.55* 0.71* 0.80* 0.43* 0.87* 0.69* 0.75*
tet(W)      -0.05 0.06 0.35* 0.47* 0.17 0.82* 0.39* 0.36*
sul1       0.94* 0.82* 0.64* 0.48* 0.37* 0.73* 0.67*
sul2        0.85* 0.76* 0.49* 0.44* 0.82* 0.76*
erm(A)         0.80* 0.51* 0.72* 0.84* 0.69*
erm(B)          0.44* 0.71* 0.81* 0.80*
erm(F)           0.44* 0.27 0.68*
erm(T)            0.64* 0.61*
erm(X)             0.61*
  1. a. Analysis was performed across time points, described in the Materials and Methods. Values were log-transformed before correlations analysis. *, P ≤ 0.05.