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Table 3 Relative abundance of significantly different taxa in the fecal bacterial microbiota of foals with (n = 4 at T1, n = 6 at T2) and without (n = 11) diarrhea

From: Comparison of the fecal bacterial microbiota of healthy and diarrheic foals at two and four weeks of life

  Age group Median relative abundance % (CI %) p-value FDR adjusted p-value
Healthy Diarrhea
Phylum
 Chlamydiae T2 0.2 (0.01–0.9) <0.001(0- < 0.001) 0.02 0.08
Class
 Chlamydiae T2 0.2 (0.01–0.9) <0.001(0- < 0.001) 0.02 0.11
 Verrucomicrobia Subdivision 5 T2 3.2 (1.4–4.1) 0.05 (<0.011–0.3) 0.004 0.06
Order
 Chlamydiales T2 0.2 (0.01–0.9) <0.001(0- < 0.001) 0.02 0.14
 Unclassified Verrucomicrobial Subdivison 5 T2 3.2 (1.4–4.1) 0.05 (<0.011–0.3) 0.004 0.08
Family
 Ruminococcaceae T1 18.2 (0.6–8.5) 1.8 (4.5–23.3) 0.04 1
 Clostridiaceae T2 0.7 (0.3–3) 0.2 0.1–0.4) 0.04 0.35
  1. FDR: False discovery rate adjusted (Benjamin Hochberg procedure)
  2. T1: 1–14 days of age, T2: 15–28 days of age