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Table 2 Correlations among SLE parameters and relative abundance of bacteria species in subjects with chronic periodontitis (rho values)

From: Subgingival microbiota dysbiosis in systemic lupus erythematosus: association with periodontal status

  SLICC SLEDAI SLE duration (years) Accumulated dose of prednisone (mg) CRP Neutrophils Lymphocytes
(mg/L) (cells/mm3) (cells/mm3)
Prevotella nigrescens 0.56* 0.40*
Prevotella oris 0.45*
Prevotella denticola 0.44*
Prevotella melaninogenica 0.44*
Prevotella oulorum 0.56*
Fretibacterium oral taxon BB62 0.51* 0.75*
Fretibacterium fastidium 0.40*
Selenomonas noxia 0.50*
Porphyromonas gingivalis 0.68* 0.48*
  1. SLEDAI Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index, SLICC/ACR Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics/American College of Rheumatology Damage Index, CRP C-reactive protein
  2. *Spearman rank correlation, p < 0.05