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Table 1 List of dominant bacterial genera and their average abundance (%) in samples

From: Profiling bacterial community in upper respiratory tracts

  Healthy adults Patients
  non ICU ICU staff Community Total IF PI RH RS CR AD MP Total
  (n =9) (n =8) (n =40) (n =57) (n =7) (n =24) (n =8) (n =14) (n =4) (n =1) (n =1) (n =59)
Streptococcus 32.1 ± 19.6 57.4 ± 19.8 60.8 ± 21.4 55.8 43.4 ± 28.3 23.3 ± 34.3 52.5 ± 20.3 35.1 ± 32.2 26.3 ± 32.6 0.6 43.8 32.6
Haemophilus 6.4 ± 4.9 6.1 ± 5.1 6.3 ± 7.9 6.3 11.5 ± 26.4 39.6 ± 43.1 7.2 ± 11.8 22.3 ± 37.2 0.1 ± 0.2 84.7 0.5 25.2
Neisseria 13.6 ± 13.4 8.1 ± 6.8 6.7 ± 9.6 8.0 8.2 ± 12.4 0.5 ± 1.1 2.5 ± 4.6 0.7 ± 2.0 0.1 ± 0.1 0.0 1.6 1.7
Moraxella 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 0.3 ± 0.7 9.4 ± 23.2 9.3 ± 26.3 21.6 ± 35.0 6.6 ± 13.2 14.1 0.0 10.9
Prevotella 8.5 ± 7.4 0.6 ± 0.4 4.0 ± 7.1 4.2 5.6 ± 6.3 1.8 ± 6.1 8.0 ± 9.3 1.3 ± 2.8 0.7 ± 0.8 0.1 9.5 3.0
Veillonella 4.7 ± 3.7 1.2 ± 0.7 2.3 ± 3.3 2.5 8.6 ± 9.1 1.5 ± 4.6 4.2 ± 5.6 2.1 ± 3.6 7.3 ± 12.0 0.1 11.2 3.4
Gemella 5.6 ± 8.6 11.4 ± 9.5 4.0 ± 7.4 5.3 0.3 ± 0.6 0.3 ± 1.2 1.5 ± 2.9 0.1 ± 0.3 0.2 ± 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.4
Klebsiella 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 6.5 ± 22.1 0.0 ± 0.1 4.2 ± 8.6 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.7
Granulicatella 1.3 ± 1.2 2.7 ± 2.4 0.8 ± 0.9 1.1 4.6 ± 4.7 0.6 ± 2.1 0.8 ± 1.0 3.9 ± 11.4 0.0 ± 0.1 0.0 5.4 1.9
Rothia 0.1 ± 0.1 1.4 ± 1.5 2.7 ± 3.7 2.1 0.3 ± 0.4 0.2 ± 0.7 3.3 ± 5.4 0.3 ± 0.9 0.0 ± 0.1 0.0 1.1 0.7
Leptotrichia 4.8 ± 9.7 0.3 ± 0.3 1.7 ± 5.5 2.0 0.8 ± 0.8 0.2 ± 0.9 0.1 ± 0.2 0.1 ± 0.3 0.4 ± 0.5 0.0 7.3 0.4
Porphyromonas 1.7 ± 2.2 2.9 ± 5.0 1.4 ± 2.8 1.7 2.8 ± 3.4 0.0 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.2 0.1 ± 0.3 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.4
Staphylococcus 0.1 ± 0.2 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 0.1 ± 0.1 1.0 ± 3.6 2.5 ± 7.0 0.4 ± 1.1 17.1 ± 34.2 0.0 0.0 2.0
  1. Abbreviations: ICE intensive care unit, non ICU healthy hospital staff who do not work in ICU, ICU staff healthy hospital staff who work in ICU, Community healthy community people, IF influenza, PI parainfluenza, RH rhino, RS respiratory syncytial, CR corona, AD adeno MP metapneumo.