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Table 2 Distribution of bacterial families between P1 and P2 samples and blanks

From: Elimination of “kitome” and “splashome” contamination results in lack of detection of a unique placental microbiome

Familya Placenta 1 (n = 30) Ave
P1
Placenta 2 (n = 30) Ave
P2
Blank (n = 46) Ave Blank
Enterobacteriaceae 267 8.9 231 7.7 2023 44.0
Lactobacillaceae 800 26.7 173 5.8 819 17.8
Sphingomonadaceae 18 0.6 23 0.8 22 0.5
Xanthomonadaceae 85 2.8 27 0.9 165 3.6
Burkholderiaceae 31 1.0 4 0.1 58 1.3
Lachnospiraceae 100 3.3 101 3.4 151 3.3
Clostridiales Incert. Sed.XI 145 4.8 11 0.4 126 2.7
Peptoniphilaceae 131 4.4 16 0.5 106 2.3
Pseudomonadaceae 9 0.3 17 0.6 23 0.5
Porphyromonadaceae 76 2.5 52 1.7 94 2.0
Desulfuromonadales unclass. 29 1.0 16 0.5 48 1.0
Ruminococcaceae 82 2.7 30 1.0 21 0.5
Prevotellaceae 79 2.6 7 0.2 84 1.8
Micrococcaceae 5 0.2 23 0.8 67 1.5
Alcaligenaceae 30 1.0 10 0.3 40 0.9
Clostridialesunclass. 61 2.0 7 0.2 60 1.3
Bacteroidaceae 43 1.4 29 1.0 32 0.7
Moraxellaceae 10 0.3 7 0.2 16 0.3
Bacteroidalesunclass. 43 1.4 19 0.6 21 0.5
Veillonellaceae 25 0.8 4 0.1 36 0.8
  1. a Families commonly found in VR samples are highlighted in Bold. These were defined as members of the top 25 families found in VR samples (calculated by total reads, see Fig. 4) which were found in 90% of the VR samples examined