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Table 1 Relative abundances and results of statistical evaluation of the top 20 genera obtained using tape stripping with three different types of adhesive (acrylic, urethane, and silicone) to evaluate skin microbiota

From: Amplicon-based skin microbiome profiles collected by tape stripping with different adhesive film dressings: a comparative study

  Relative abundance (%) Friedman test
P value
P value of Nemenyi post-hoc testa
Genus Acrylic Urethane Silicone A–U A–S U–S
Cutibacterium 58.2 (40.9–77.0) 66.7 (45.7–75.6) 51.9 (26.8–58.4) 0.12    
Staphylococcus 5.4 (1.2–12.7) 7.5 (1.8–8.2) 11.3 (3.7–15.0) 0.0498* 1.0 0.086 0.086
Pseudomonas 4.5 (3.5–4.9) 6.2 (4.8–7.3) 7.2 (6.4–10.0) 0.013* 0.086 0.013* 0.76
Corynebacterium 1.6 (0.2–4.2) 1.8 (1.4–3.7) 3.2 (1.5–5.4) 0.070    
Enhydrobacter 1.3 (0.0–2.1) 0.4 (0.3–1.2) 1.0 (0.6–2.7) 0.44    
Paracoccus 0.8 (0.1–1.8) 0.4 (0.0–1.1) 0.8 (0.2–1.2) 0.14    
Streptococcus 0.0 (0.0–0.4) 0.3 (0.0–0.6) 0.8 (0.3–1.5) 0.069    
Lawsonella 0.7 (0.4–2.4) 0.5 (0.3–1.2) 0.6 (0.3–0.8) 0.29    
Curvibacter 0.5 (0.1–0.7) 0.4 (0.2–1.4) 0.5 (0.3–0.9) 0.89    
Sphingomonas 0.6 (0.2–1.0) 0.3 (0.3–1.7) 0.5 (0.0–0.9) 0.92    
Gardnerella 0.0 (0.0–0.0) 0.0 (0.0–0.0) 0.0 (0.0–0.3) 0.76    
Yersiniaceae 0.4 (0.4–0.5) 0.6 (0.3–0.9) 0.6 (0.3–0.8) 0.46    
Brevundimonas 0.2 (0.0–0.6) 0.0 (0.0–0.3) 0.2 (0.0–0.3) 0.38    
Methylobacterium–Methylorubrum 0.5 (0.3–1.0) 0.1 (0.0–0.8) 0.3 (0.0–0.4) 0.24    
Bacteroides 0.0 (0.0–0.2) 0.0 (0.0–0.5) 0.1 (0.0–0.9) 0.23    
Prevotella 0.0 (0.0–0.2) 0.1 (0.0–0.7) 0.1 (0.0–0.8) 0.65    
Comamonas 0.0 (0.0–0.0) 0.0 (0.0–0.0) 0.0 (0.0–0.0) 0.37    
Escherichia–Shigella 0.0 (0.0–0.2) 0.2 (0.0–0.4) 0.3 (0.0–1.3) 0.38    
Massilia 0.1 (0.0–0.3) 0.0 (0.0–0.4) 0.3 (0.0–0.3) 0.89    
Finegoldia 0.1 (0.0–0.5) 0.0 (0.0–1.1) 0.0 (0.0–0.3) 0.83    
  1. Data are expressed as the median (interquartile range)
  2. A Acrylic adhesive, U Urethane adhesive, S Silicone adhesive
  3. *P < 0.05
  4. aAdjusted P value by the Holm method; only evaluated when the Friedman test was significant