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Table 1 Comparison of the relative abundance at a phylum level and genus level for the targeted metagenomics and IS-Pro methods

From: Comparison of targeted metagenomics and IS-Pro methods for analysing the lung microbiome

Taxon Targeted metagenomics IS-Pro method Increase/ Decrease (↑/↓)
Phylum level
 Firmicutes 57.1 % 40.5 %
 Proteobacteria 16 % 38 %
 Bacteroidetes 10.3 % 12.4 %
 Actinobacteria 12.3 % 2.5 %
 Fusobacteria 2.3 % 6.6 %
Genus level
 Actinomyces 5.72 % 0.74 %
 Burkholderia 0.00 % 0.82 %
 Corynebacterium 0.11 % 0.78 %
 Eikenella 0.01 % 0.82 %
 Escherichia 0.00 % 0.22 %
 Fusobacterium 0.30 % 6.49 %
 Granulicatella 3.60 % 0.00 %
 Lactobacillus 0.10 % 2.64 %
 Leptotrichia 2.44 % 0.00 %
 Micrococcus 0.00 % 0.30 %
 Neisseria 0.02 % 0.692 %
 Oleomonas 0.003 % 0.00 %
 Parvimonas 0.20 % 0.74 %
 Peptostreptococcus 0.04 % 1.69 %
 Proteus 0.00 % 0.39 %
 Pseudomonas 0.02 % 0.69 %
 Serratia 3.75 % 0.78 %
 Veillonella 4.99 % 0.00 %