TABLE 2

Biomarker species during acute lower respiratory tract infection for subsequent recurrence of respiratory symptoms

Differentially abundant at admissionOTUFold changeSignificant within
In cases with subsequent recurrence of respiratory symptoms versus controlsHaemophilus influenzae/haemolyticus (2)5.97ms+V
Fusobacterium (83)2.57ms
Prevotella oris (45)2.31ms
Actinomyces graevenitzii (68)1.88ms+V
Fusobacterium (74)1.76ms
Actinomyces johnsonii (75)1.76ms+V
Actinomyces odontolyticus (48)1.66ms+V
Dolosigranulum pigrum (5)0.41ms
Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum/ propinquum (4)0.41ms
In cases without subsequent recurrence of respiratory symptoms versus controlsNeisseria lactamica (19)2.97ms+V
Staphylococcus aureus/epidermidis (7)2.38ms+V
Streptococcus pneumoniae (3)2.31V
Atopobium (100)1.99ms
Klebsiella (11)1.75ms+V
Halomonas (14)1.57ms
Prevotella melaninogenica (16)1.54V
Prevotella nanceiensis (25)0.49ms
Neisseria (9)0.43ms+V

OTU: operational taxonomic unit; ms: metagenomeSeq analysis; V: VSURF analysis.