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Table 2 Summary statistics of microbial interactions in the skin of a cohort of healthy dogs

From: Individual signatures and environmental factors shape skin microbiota in healthy dogs

  Chin Abdomen Axilla Perianal region Inner pinna Nasal skin ID area Dorsal back
Total interactions 373 226 179 93 35 7 23 2
Common interaction 139 103 104 43 13 4 13 2
Unique interactions 234 123 75 50 22 3 10 0
Inter-site interactiona 3 20 10 12 0 0 0 0
% of unique interactions 63% 54% 42% 54% 63% 43% 43% 0%
% of co-occurrence 92% 88% 79% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
  1. ID interdigital
  2. aInter-site interactions represent families from a specific skin site, affecting other families from another skin site