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Fig. 4 | BMC Microbiology

Fig. 4

From: Using formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue to characterize the preterm gut microbiota in necrotising enterocolitis and spontaneous isolated perforation using marginal and diseased tissue

Fig. 4

Box plots showing the relative abundance of the most dominant bacterial phyla and genera between preterm infants diagnosed with necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) and spontaneous intestinal perforation (SIP). Taxa > 0.05% minimum relative average abundance included. a) Phyla level analysis. Proteobacteria was significantly higher in NEC infants (P = 0.045) and Bacteroidetes was significantly higher in SIP infants (P = 0.024). b) Genera level analysis. No genus was significantly associated with NEC or SIP

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