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Table 6 Relative abundance of taxa significantly different between the disease status

From: Assessment of the lung microbiota in dogs: influence of the type of breed, living conditions and canine idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

GeneraHealthy domestic dogs other than WHWTsH-WHWTsD-WHWTsP-value
Limnohabitans0% a,c0.24% (0.06–0.39) a,b0.14% (0.06–0.34) b,caP < 0.001
bP < 0.01
cP < 0.05
Brochothrix0% a,b0.28% (0.05–0.45) a0.5% (0.29–0.92) baP < 0.01
bP < 0.001
Curvibacter0% a,b0.06% (0.01–0.10) a0.07% (0–0.12) baP < 0.05
bP < 0.001
Rhodoluna0% a,c0.45% (0.09–0.95) a,b0.27% (0.06–0.70) b,caP < 0.001
b,cP < 0.05
Pseudarcicella0% a,b0.20% (0.05–0.23) a0.34% (0.04–0.58) baP < 0.01
bP < 0.001
Sporichthyaceae genus0% a0.11% (0.01–0.18) a0.10% (0–0.22)aP < 0.01
Candidatus Nomurabacteria genus0% a0.16% (0.02–0.37) a,b0.06% (0.02–0.09) ba,bP < 0.001
Serratia0% (0–0.02) a0.42% (0.18–1.60) a0.03% (0–0.13)aP < 0.05
Flavobacteriaceae genus0.01% (0–0.03) a,b0.23 (0.04–0.47) a0.26% (0.09–0.37) baP < 0.001
bP < 0.05
  1. Results were expressed as median percentage of the relative abundance and interquartile range. Superscript letters reflect paired statistical difference by raw according to Kruskal-Wallis and Tukey post hoc tests. H-WHWTs Healthy West Highland white terriers, D-WHWTs West Highland white terriers affected with canine idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis