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Figure 3

From: Polymicrobial airway bacterial communities in adult bronchiectasis patients

Figure 3

Partial least squares discriminant analysis (PLS-DA) loading plot showing the contributing microbial community members towards the separation of the PLS-DA scores between patients reporting current stability (▲) and sputum from patients reporting a current exacerbation (). PLS1 (R2X = 0.169, R2Y = 0.232, Q2 = 0.0287) and PLS 2 (R2X = 0.107, R2Y = 0.124, Q2 = 0.0601) are given. Taxa deemed clinically relevant (based on those screened during standard culture) are highlighted in blue. Some sample labels have been removed for ease of interpretation.

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