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Table 3 Genera with median relative abundances higher than 1% at least in one type of sample showing significant differences between BB and BA (higher abundances in bold types)

From: The respiratory microbiome in bronchial mucosa and secretions from severe IgE-mediated asthma patients

Genera Biopsy (BB) (n = 10)
Median (IQR)
Aspirate (BA) (n = 10)
Median (IQR)
p value
Streptococcus 10.9 (2.2–15.8) 24.2 (13.7–28.1) 0.007
Prevotella 12.2 (3.5–17.3) 23.3 (12.1–26.9) 0.037
Flavobacteriaceae_g 2.8 (0.6–5.7) 0.04 (0.007–0.08) 0.005
Legionella 2.7 (1.1–4.7) 0.004 (0.001–0.02) 0.005
Fusobacterium 2.5 (0.8–5.7) 4.9 (2.9–7.5) 0.047
Staphylococcus 1.8 (0.4–3.5) 0.04 (0.02–0.3) 0.005
Cloacibacterium 1.8 (0.3–3.7) 0 (0–0.0006) 0.005
Legionellaceae_g 1.6 (0.5–2.7) 0.004 (0.0002–0.02) 0.005
Chryseobacterium 1.3 (0.3–2.8) 0.01 (0.002–0.03) 0.005
Gemellaceae_g 1.5 (0.1–3.3) 3.4 (2.3–4.6) 0.037
Lactobacillus 1.2 (0.07–2.1) 0.02 (0.002–0.06) 0.005
Corynebacterium 1.04 (0.5–2.8) 0.2 (0.1–0.4) 0.005
Acinetobacter 1.03 (0.04–3.02) 0.005 (0.0008–0.01) 0.005
Leptotrichia 0.8 (0.2–2) 3.3 (2.3–4.6) 0.005
Rothia 1.01 (0.2–2.2) 3.1 (1.8–7.6) 0.007
Actinomyces 0.7 (0.4–1.3) 2.7 (0.9–3.7) 0.017
Atopobium 0.6 (0.1–1.3) 1.4 (0.8–2.3) 0.028
Megasphaera 0.8 (0.04–0.9) 1.4 (0.8–2.6) 0.022