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Table 2 Statistically significant differences in microbiota of healthy and eczematous children

From: Microarray analysis reveals marked intestinal microbiota aberrancy in infants having eczema compared to healthy children in at-risk for atopic disease

Phylum-like level Genus-like phylogenetic group Mean relative abundance* (SD)
18 months p-value
Healthy Eczema  
Bacteroidetes   4.20 (4.21) 1.61 (0.36) 0.01
  B. fragilis et rel. 0.49 (0.74) 0.13 (0.03) 0.01
  B. ovatus et rel. 0.20 (0.23) 0.09 (0.02) 0.03
  B. plebeius et rel. 0.08 (0.03) 0.06 (0.01) 0.02
  B. stercoris et rel. 0.08 (0.03) 0.06 (0.01) 0.02
  B. uniformis et rel. 0.12 (0.21) ND < .001
  B. vulgatus et rel. 1.08 (1.80) 0.23 (0.15) 0.045
  P. tannerae et rel. 0.06 (0.04) ND 0.03
Clostridium cluster IV C. leptum et rel. 0.97 (1.36) 1.78 (1.19) 0.03
  R. bromii et rel. 0.25 (0.44) 0.44 (0.28) 0.03
  C. cellulosi et rel. 0.81 (0.78) 1.27 (0.65) 0.03
Clostridium cluster XIVa R. lactaris et rel. 0.12 (0.16) 1.87 (2.83) 0.04
  C. nexile et rel. 1.65 (0.80) 2.05 (0.85) 0.02
  1. * % of total HITChip signal
  2. ND, below the detection level.