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Table 5 Sputum Taxa Differential Abundance by Exacerbation Phenotype

From: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease upper airway microbiota alpha diversity is associated with exacerbation phenotype: a case-control observational study

Corresponding Genus for Identified ASV q-value q-value (corrected for FEV1ppa) Difference in Group Means (all are more abundant in IE sputum than FE sputum)
Actinomyces b 0.048 < 0.001 b 169.6
Capnocytophaga 0.087 < 0.001 42.5
Gemella 0.087 < 0.001 2379.2
Streptococcus 0.087 0.382 500.8
Campylobacter 0.087 0.591 29.8
Ruminococcaceae 0.087 0.057 23.9
Candidatus_Saccharimonas 0.087 0.019 63.8
Prevotella 0.087 0.066 42.5
Prevotella 0.087 0.443 18.4
Lachnospiraceae 0.087 0.289 96.3
Bergeyella 0.087 0.057 36.6
Treponema 0.087 0.201 7.6
  1. aFEV1 percent predicted
  2. bASVs with corrected q-values <0.10 are bolded for emphasis