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Erratum to: The altered gut microbiota in adults with cystic fibrosis
BMC Microbiology volume 17, Article number: 102 (2017)
- The original article was published in BMC Microbiology 2017 17:58
In the original manuscript  there was a mislabelling of the data resulting in Actinobacteria and Bacteroidetes at phylum level being switched. This has been corrected in the amended Figs. 2 and 4 below where before you had high levels of Actinobacteria; these are now corrected to Bacteroidetes. These amended figures show that there was a significant (p < 0.05) decrease in the relative abundance of Actinobacteria, Proteobacteria, Cyanobacteria, Verrucomicrobia, RF3, Tenericutes, and Lentisphaerae in individuals with CF at the phylum level, relative to the non-CF controls (Fig. 2). Notably, there was a significant (p < 0.05) increase in Firmicutes in people with CF relative to the controls (47% vs. 39% respectively). The overall conclusions in the manuscript remain unchanged.
Burke DG, Fouhy F, Harrison MJ, Rea MC, Cotter PD, O’Sullivan O, Stanton C, Hill C, Shanahan F, Plant BJ, Ross RP. The altered gut microbiota in adults with cystic fibrosis. BMC Microbiol. 2017;17(1):58.
The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/s12866-017-0968-8
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Burke, D., Fouhy, F., Harrison, M.J. et al. Erratum to: The altered gut microbiota in adults with cystic fibrosis. BMC Microbiol 17, 102 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12866-017-1006-6