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Table 4 Temporally stability of microbiota at staphylococcal carriage sites

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

Host species Anatomic site Beta diversity metric R statistic and significance
Cats Nares Weighted UniFrac −0.0623
Unweighted UniFrac 0.0138
Bray-Curtis −0.0260
Binary Jaccard 0.1084
Cats Oral cavity Weighted UniFrac −0.0566
Unweighted UniFrac −0.0325
Bray-Curtis −0.0119
Binary Jaccard −0.0433
Dogs Nares Weighted UniFrac −0.0190
Unweighted UniFrac −0.0003
Bray-Curtis −0.0054
Binary Jaccard 0.0337
Dogs Oral cavity Weighted UniFrac −0.0119
Unweighted UniFrac 0.0005
Bray-Curtis −0.0087
Binary Jaccard −0.0624
Humans Nares Weighted UniFrac −0.0223
Unweighted UniFrac 0.1084*
Bray-Curtis 0.0309
Binary Jaccard 0.1180*
Humans Inguinal/axilla Weighted UniFrac −0.0017
Unweighted UniFrac 0.0966
Bray-Curtis 0.0336
Binary Jaccard 0.1962**
Humans Healing lesions Weighted UniFrac −0.1562
Unweighted UniFrac −0.2083
Bray-Curtis −0.2188
Binary Jaccard −0.2396
  1. ANOSIM analyses summary assessing various metadata associations of microbial community distances over two time points using weighted and unweighted UniFrac, Bray-Curtis, and Jaccard indexes. *p < 0.05 and **p < 0.005 (FDR adjusted).