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Table 2 Results obtained for venous leg ulcer sample using pyrosequencing (PRAPS). This table provides the identified genera of the bacteria found using pyrosequencing (PRAPS) in the V sample, the number of sequences corresponding to a given genus, the known gram staining properties, the aerotolerance (anaerobic, anaerobic, or facultative anaerobic) nature of the genus, and the relative shape (rod or cocci) of the genus.

From: Survey of bacterial diversity in chronic wounds using Pyrosequencing, DGGE, and full ribosome shotgun sequencing

Genus Seq % Gram Aerotolerance Shape
Enterobacter spp. 14288 44.83 - Facultative anaerobe Rod
Serratia spp. * 6132 19.24 - Facultative anaerobe Rod
Stenotrophomonas spp. 3532 11.08 - Aerobe Rod
Proteus spp. 2469 7.75 - Facultative anaerobe Rod
UWB 1446 4.54 unk Unk Unk
Proteus mirabilis. 1080 3.39 - Facultative anaerobe Rod
Salmonella spp. 739 2.32 - Facultative anaerobe Rod
Clostridium spp. 408 1.28 + Anaerobe Rod
Alcaligenes faecalis 337 1.06 - Aerobe Rod
UWB 261 0.82 unk Unk Unk
Pseudomonas spp.* 185 0.58 - Aerobe Rod
Staphylococcus spp.* 143 0.45 + Facultative anaerobe Cocci
Brevundimonas diminuta 123 0.39 - Aerobe Rod
Streptococcus spp. 107 0.34 + Facultative anaerobe Cocci
Acinetobacter spp. 102 0.32 - Aerobe Rod
Enterococcus spp. 94 0.29 + Facultative anaerobe Cocci
Pantoea spp. 81 0.25 - Facultative anaerobe Rod
Corynebacterium striatum* 81 0.25 + Aerobe Rod
Peptoniphilus spp. 65 0.20 + Anaerobe Cocci
E. coli 31 0.10 - Facultative anaerobe Rod
Bacillus spp. 25 0.08 + Aerobe Rod
Paenibacillus spp. 24 0.08 + Facultative anaerobe Rod
Eubacterium spp. 24 0.08 + Anaerobe Rod
Klebsiella spp. 21 0.07 - Facultative anaerobe Rod
Xanthomonas spp. 17 0.05 - Aerobe Rod
UWB 17 0.05 unk Unk Unk
Ferrimonas spp. 17 0.05 - Facultative anaerobe Rod
Finegoldia magna 13 0.04 + Anaerobe Cocci
Dendrosporobacter quercicolus 13 0.04 - Anaerobe Rod
  1. UWB refers to unknown wound bacteria or sequences without significant similarity to database sequences. * The asterisk identifies bacteria previously cultured from a single culture result from each subject's medical record from subjects in the V pool. The only bacterium cultured that was not found using PRAPS was Citrobacter. The % represents the percentage of the total sequences analyzed within the sample.