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Table 2 Proportion of children with a given dominant bacterial taxon by age group, 6 months to <5 years (n = 263) or 5 to <18 years (n = 120)

From: Association of sputum microbiota profiles with severity of community-acquired pneumonia in children

  6 months to <5 years 5 to <18 years
Sputum NP/OP Sputum NP/OP
Taxa N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Streptococcus sp. 112 (42.6) 188 (71.5) 50 (41.7) 58 (48.3)
Moraxella sp. 60 (22.8) 19 (7.2) 3 (2.5) 30 (25.0)
Haemophilus sp. 36 (13.7) 22 (8.4) 4 (3.3) 10 (8.3)
Prevotella sp. 20 (7.6) 3 (1.1) 38 (31.7) 2 (1.7)
Pasteurellaceae family 16 (6.1) 9 (3.4) 6 (5) 2 (1.7)
Neisseria sp. 7 (2.7) 10 (3.8) 4 (3.3) (0)
Fusobacterium sp. 3 (1.1) (0) 2 (1.7) 1 (0.8)
Veillonella sp. 3 (1.1) 5 (1.9) 2 (1.7) 1 (0.8)
Corynebacterium sp. 1 (0.4) (0) (0) 2 (1.7)
Dolosigranulum sp. 1 (0.4) (0) 1 (0.8) (0)
Leptotrichia sp. 1 (0.4) (0) 1 (0.8) 2 (1.7)
Mycoplasma sp. 1 (0.4) (0) 6 (5) (0)
Rothia sp. 1 (0.4) 2 (0.8) 1 (0.8) 3 (2.5)
Porphyromonadaceae family 1 (0.4) 1 (0.4) 1 (0.8) 5 (4.2)
Actinomyces sp. (0) (0) 1 (0.8) (0)
Gemella sp. (0) 2 (0.8) (0) 1 (0.8)
Bacteroidetes phylum (0) 2 (0.8) (0) 3 (2.5)