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Table 2 Taxonomic assignments of the 18 OTUs present in 95% of samples (n = 20) that underwent sequencing of the V4 hypervariable region of the 16S rRNA gene and their relative abundance

From: Characterisation of microbial communities within aggressive prostate cancer tissues

Core OTUs shared by 95% of samples Relative abundance of OTU within the total community
%
k_Bacteria; p_Proteobacteria; c_Gammaproteobacteria; o_Enterobacteriales; f_Enterobacteriaceae; g_; s_ 70.1%
k_Bacteria; p_Proteobacteria; c_Gammaproteobacteria; o_Enterobacteriales; f_Enterobacteriaceae; g_Escherichia; s_ 6.9%
k_Bacteria; p_Proteobacteria; c_Betaproteobacteria; o_Burkholderiales; f_Oxalobacteraceae; g_Ralstonia; s_ 1.7%
k_Bacteria; p_Proteobacteria; c_Gammaproteobacteria; o_Pseudomonadales; f_Pseudomonadaceae; g_Pseudomonas; s_ 1.3%
k_Bacteria; p_Actinobacteria; c_Actinobacteria; o_Actinomycetales; f_Corynebacteriaceae; g_Corynebacterium; s_ 0.8%
k_Bacteria; p_Proteobacteria; c_Betaproteobacteria; o_Burkholderiales; f_Comamonadaceae; g_Curvibacter; s_ 0.7%
k_Bacteria; p_Proteobacteria; c_Alphaproteobacteria; o_Caulobacterales; f_Caulobacteraceae; g_; s_ 0.7%
k_Bacteria; p_Firmicutes; c_Bacilli; o_Lactobacillales; f_Aerococcaceae; g_Aerococcus; s_ 0.6%
k_Bacteria; p_Firmicutes; c_Bacilli; o_Bacillales; f_Staphylococcaceae; g_Staphylococcus; s_ 0.4%
k_Bacteria; p_Actinobacteria; c_Actinobacteria; o_Actinomycetales; f_Microbacteriaceae; g_; s_ 0.4%
k_Bacteria; p_Firmicutes; c_Bacilli; o_Bacillales; f_Staphylococcaceae; g_; s_ 0.3%
k_Bacteria; p_Proteobacteria; c_Gammaproteobacteria; o_Enterobacteriales; f_Enterobacteriaceae; g_Enterobacter; s_hormaechei 0.3%
k_Bacteria; p_Proteobacteria; c_Gammaproteobacteria; o_Pseudomonadales; f_Moraxellaceae; g_; s_ 0.2%
k_Bacteria; p_Proteobacteria; c_Gammaproteobacteria; o_Enterobacteriales; f_Enterobacteriaceae; g_Plesiomonas; s_ 0.1%
k_Bacteria; p_Firmicutes; c_Bacilli; o_Lactobacillales; f_Streptococcaceae; g_Streptococcus; s_ 0.1%
k_Bacteria; p_Proteobacteria; c_Gammaproteobacteria; o_Enterobacteriales; f_Enterobacteriaceae; g_Erwinia; s_ <0.1%
k_Bacteria; p_Proteobacteria; c_Gammaproteobacteria; o_Enterobacteriales; f_Enterobacteriaceae; g_Serratia; s_marcescens <0.1%
k_Bacteria; p_Proteobacteria; c_Gammaproteobacteria; o_Pseudomonadales; f_Moraxellaceae; g_Moraxella; s_ <0.1%
Sum of “core” OTUs (across 95% of samples) 84.6%
  1. The letters in the taxonomy column refer to k – kingdom, p – phylum, c –class, o –order, f – family, g – genus, s – species