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Table 1 Bacterial species isolated from the milk samples (the data represent the number of isolates that were identified to a particular species within each sample)

From: PCR-DGGE assessment of the bacterial diversity of breast milk in women with lactational infectious mastitis

Species Sample
  M 1 M 2 M 3 M 4 M 5 M 6 M 7 M 8 M 9 M 10 M 11 M 12 M 13 M 14 M 15 M 16 M 17 M 18 M 19 M 20 Total
Staphylococcus epidermidis 4* 5*    4* 3* 6* 6* 1* 4* 4* 5*   4* 3* 3* 5* 4* 5* 6* 72
Staphylococcus aureus 4     1*   2*     3*    4*        14
Staphylococcus pasteuri      1     2         2   2   7
Staphylococcus warneri              2    2   1    5
Staphylococcus hominis       1    2            1 4
Staphylococcus lugdunensis              1         1
Staphylococcus haemolyticus              1         1
Gemella haemolysans         1*              1
Rothia mucilaginosa       2*     1*   3*       3*    9
Rothia dentocariosa                     1 1
Kocuria kristinae   1        2        1 2     6
Streptococcus mitis         1      1*       1*   3
Streptococcus salivarius              1*         1
Streptococcus sanguinis                  1     1
Streptococcus parasanguis         1*              1
Streptococcus peroris              1         1
Enterococcus faecalis             2*   1* 2*       5
Corynebacterium pseudogenitalium              1         1
Klebsiella oxytoca   2* 3*                   5
Pseudomonas fluorescens     5*                  5
Enterobacter hormaechei   1                    1
Acinetobacter johnsonii        1*               1
Escherichia coli     1                  1
Pantoea agglomerans    1                   1
Delftia tsuruhatensis      1                 1
Number of isolates identified 8 9 4 6 7 6 9 9 7 5 7 10 8 9 5 6 10 8 8 8 149
  1. *: Species that were also detected in each milk sample by PCR-DGGE (see Figure 2 for details).