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Table 1 Characteristics of 16S samples from Liberia and Indonesia

From: Differential human gut microbiome assemblages during soil-transmitted helminth infections in Indonesia and Liberia

Category   Country of origin
Liberia Indonesia
2008 2010
Total Number of samples 98 152 152
Number of villages sampled 8 3 3
Sex of individuals Male 45 68 84
Female 53 68 84
Age of individuals Average 26 27 29
Median 17.5 28 30
Min. (90th percentile) 6 6 8
Max (90th percentile) 59 49 51
Nematode presence* according to qPCR (< 28CT) Ascaris 18 23 18
Necator 8 32 15
Trichuris** 1 42 34
Any Infection 26 78 50
Multiple infections 4 16 14
Zero infection 48 43 83
  1. *Moderate to heavy presence
  2. **Trichuris identified by formol-ether concentration in Indonesia