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Table 5 Correlation of specific taxa with psoriasis severity

From: Community differentiation of the cutaneous microbiota in psoriasis

Group Subgroup PASI BSA PGA
ρ P valuea ρ P valuea ρ P valuea
Phylum Acidobacteria -0.50 0.003* -0.54 0.032* -0.33 0.080
Proteobacteria -0.33 0.087 -0.03 0.893 -0.43 0.018*
Class Acidobacteria_Gp4 -0.40 0.029* -0.20 0.688 -0.29 0.094
Sphingobacteria -0.20 0.370 -0.13 0.688 -0.37 0.039*
Alphaproteobacteria -0.25 0.244 -0.07 0.751 -0.40 0.035*
Betaproteobacteria -0.45 0.018* -0.21 0.688 -0.39 0.035*
Order Gp4 -0.40 0.038* -0.20 0.623 -0.29 0.102
Sphingobacteriales -0.20 0.344 -0.13 0.645 -0.37 0.048*
Bacillales -0.01 0.954 -0.29 0.501 0.39 0.048*
Rhizobiales -0.26 0.332 -0.11 0.645 -0.43 0.033*
Sphingomonadales -0.20 0.344 0.04 0.847 -0.34 0.049*
Burkholderiales -0.43 0.036* -0.29 0.501 -0.36 0.048*
Family Methylobacteriaceae -0.22 0.491 -0.12 0.856 -0.42 0.038*
Comamonadaceae -0.22 0.491 0.07 0.902 -0.51 0.005*
97% OTU Methylobacterium;484 -0.22 0.346 -0.16 0.705 -0.38 0.036*
Gp4;3855 -0.45 0.022* 0.05 0.952 -0.32 0.085
Schlegelella;13613 -0.04 0.927 0.20 0.705 -0.39 0.036*
  Methylobacterium;24283 -0.15 0.704 -0.08 0.912 -0.40 0.036*
  1. aOnly taxa that are significant at 5% FDR (*) for at least one measure of severity are shown.
  2. BSA body surface area, OTU operational taxonomical unit, PASI Psoriasis Area and Severity Index, PGA physician global assessment.