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Table 3 Association of staphylococcal carriage with microbial communities at carriage sites at the baseline visit

From: The shared microbiota of humans and companion animals as evaluated from Staphylococcus carriage sites

Comparison category Host species Anatomic site Beta diversity metric R statistic and significance
CPS colonization status (Yes or no) Humans Nares Weighted UniFrac 0.008
Unweighted UniFrac 0.0389
Bray-Curtis −0.0165
Binary Jaccard 0.0113
  Humans Inguinal/axilla Weighted UniFrac 0.1514
Unweighted UniFrac 0.1391
Bray-Curtis 0.2577
Binary Jaccard 0.1983
  Cats Nares Weighted UniFrac −0.0729
Unweighted UniFrac −0.0683
Bray-Curtis −0.0626
Binary Jaccard −0.0459
  Cats Oral cavity Weighted UniFrac −0.0356
Unweighted UniFrac −0.0347
Bray-Curtis −0.0717
Binary Jaccard −0.0480
  Dogs Nares Weighted UniFrac 0.0994
Unweighted UniFrac 0.0369
Bray-Curtis 0.1299
Binary Jaccard 0.1483
  Dogs Oral cavity Weighted UniFrac 0.1491
Unweighted UniFrac 0.2495*
Bray-Curtis 0.1265
Binary Jaccard 0.1751
S. aureus colonization status (Yes or no) Humans Nares Weighted UniFrac −0.0063
Unweighted UniFrac −0.0938
Bray-Curtis −0.0845
Binary Jaccard −0.1714
  Humans Inguinal/axilla Weighted UniFrac No S. aureus at this time point
Unweighted UniFrac
Bray-Curtis
Binary Jaccard
  Cats Nares Weighted UniFrac −0.0228
Unweighted UniFrac −0.1451
Bray-Curtis −0.1280
Binary Jaccard −0.0980
  Cats Oral cavity Weighted UniFrac −0.2021
Unweighted UniFrac −0.1815
Bray-Curtis −0.220
Binary Jaccard −0.1398
  Dogs Nares Weighted UniFrac −0.0540
Unweighted UniFrac −0.1028
Bray-Curtis −0.1452
Binary Jaccard −0.2037
  Dogs Oral cavity Weighted UniFrac −0.1012
Unweighted UniFrac −0.1176
Bray-Curtis −0.1831
Binary Jaccard −0.0311
MRSA colonization status (Yes or no) Humans Nares Weighted UniFrac −0.0236
Unweighted UniFrac −0.1443
Bray-Curtis −0.0718
Binary Jaccard −0.1910
  Humans Inguinal/axilla Weighted UniFrac 0.1150
Unweighted UniFrac −0.1172
Bray-Curtis 0.1653
Binary Jaccard 0.0008
  Cats Nares Weighted UniFrac −0.2287
Unweighted UniFrac −0.2056
Bray-Curtis −0.2460
Binary Jaccard −0.2810
  Cats Oral cavity Weighted UniFrac −0.2582
Unweighted UniFrac −0.0009
Bray-Curtis −0.2450
Binary Jaccard −0.0194
  Dogs Nares Weighted UniFrac −0.2705
Unweighted UniFrac −0.0066
Bray-Curtis −0.2904
Binary Jaccard −0.2473
  Dogs Oral cavity Weighted UniFrac No MRSA at this time point
Unweighted UniFrac
Bray-Curtis
Binary Jaccard
  1. Summarized are ANOSIM analyses assessing association of various metadata on microbial community distances measured using weighted and unweighted UniFrac, Bray-Curtis index, and Jaccard index. *p < 0.05 (FDR adjusted value).