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Table 4 Differentially abundant taxa associated to sex

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

   Abdomen Axilla Back
Phylum Family or genus Female Male Female Male Female Male
Fusobacteria Fusobacteriales (order) 1.70% 21.45% 1.64% 13.44% 3.54% 9.55%
Fusobacteria Leptotrichiaceae 0.23% 2.70% 0.24% 3.53% 0.82% 3.00%
Fusobacteria Sneathia 0.01% 0.34% 0.05% 0.25% 0.21% 0.47%
Fusobacteria Fusobacterium NS NS 1.41% 9.91% 2.72% 6.54%
Actinobacteria Actinomycetospora NS NS 0.00% 0.04% 0.00% 0.15%
Firmicutes Gemella 0.19% 3.04% 0.51% 1.61% NS NS
Firmicutes Parvimonas NS NS 0.16% 1.82% 0.55% 1.15%
Proteobacteria Brevundimonas NS NS 0.00% 0.01% 0.00% 0.01%
SR1 SR1 NS NS 0.05% 0.19% 0.14% 0.44%
Proteobacteria Enterobacteriaceae 14.08% 1.31% 7.78% 0.69% NS NS
  1. Relative abundances of main taxa found to be differentially distributed (LDA score > 3, p value < 0.05) between males and females in at least two out of the three skin sites affected
  2. NS no significant differences