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Table 2 Mean number of sequences per sample constituting the 15 taxaa found in significantly different amounts in induced and spontaneous sputum from COPD patients with and without respect to disease state

From: Comparing microbiota profiles in induced and spontaneous sputum samples in COPD patients

  All samples Exacerbation Stable state
Taxonomyb Induced Spontaneous pc Induced Spontaneous pc Induced Spontaneous pc
f_Prevotellaceae;g_Prevotella 2499.2 1760.3 <0.001 2633.1 1817.1 <0.001 2349.5 1763.0 <0.001
f_Pasteurellaceae;g_Haemophilus 1471.9 2440.3 <0.001 1308.2 2356.6 <0.001 1957.7 2859.8 <0.001
f_Moraxellaceae;g_Moraxella 259.2 542.3 <0.001 234.4 456.5 <0.001 353.9 798.0 0.001
f_Veillonellaceae;g_Veillonella 1488.3 1170.8 <0.001 1618.8 1173.1 <0.001    
f_Veillonellaceae;g_Megasphaera 179.9 100.0 <0.001 201.9 111.5 <0.001 134.8 79.4 0.01
f_Corynebacteriaceae;g_Corynebacterium 44.9 12.0 <0.001 60.3 14.9 <0.001    
f_Oxalobacteraceae;g_Ralstonia     423.3 604.7 <0.001 331.8 213.3 <0.001
f_Comamonadaceae;g_Curvibacter     518.7 713.0 <0.001 430.7 269.5 <0.001
f_Leptotrichiaceae;g_Leptotrichia     171.8 95.2 <0.001    
f_Neisseriaceae;g_Neisseria        344.5 149.8 <0.001
f_Gemellaceae;g_Gemella        84.9 16.5 <0.001
f_Gemellaceae;g_        452.7 273.6 <0.001
f_Neisseriaceae;g_        79.5 17.5 <0.001
f_Leptotrichiaceae;g_Leptotrichia        123.6 217.6 <0.001
f_Actinomycetaceae;g_Actinomyces        350.1 256.0 0.001
  1. aRarefied OTU-tables: Sequences/Sample = 18,250 for All samples and Exacerbations, for Stable state: 19,743
  2. bGreenGenes Level 6: f_ = Name of family level g_ = Name of genus level. One hundred six different taxa in total
  3. clog-likelihood ratio test, Bonferroni corrected due to multiple comparisons