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Table 3 Distribution of bacterial families in resequenced placental samples and blank controls

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

Family Placenta (n = 114) Ave Placenta Blanks (n = 67) Ave Blanks
Sphingomonadaceae 271 2.4 255 3.8
Acetobacteraceae 262 2.3 252 3.8
Burkholderiales unclass. 348 3.1 93 1.4
Burkholderiaceae 123 1.1 164 2.4
Xanthomonadaceae 120 1.1 165 2.5
Pseudomonadaceae 153 1.3 41 0.6
Sphingobacteriaceae 85 0.7 63 0.9
Oxalobacteraceae 106 0.9 33 0.5
Microbacteriaceae 69 0.6 60 0.9
Desulfuromonadales unclass. 83 0.7 40 0.6
Staphylococcaceae 74 0.6 28 0.4
Alcaligenaceae 43 0.4 33 0.5
Moraxellaceae 43 0.4 28 0.4
Micrococcaceae 25 0.2 44 0.7
Ruminococcaceae 58 0.5 0 0.0
Lactobacillaceae 4 0.0 50 0.7
Actinomycetales unclass. 6 0.1 43 0.6
Shewanellaceae 21 0.2 17 0.3
Rhizobiaceae 36 0.3 0 0.0
Bacillales unclass. 25 0.2 10 0.1