TABLE 2 

Relative abundance and prevalence levels of major taxa at preinfectiona

Major taxonomy group% relative abundance
(mean ± SD)
No. of subjects colonizedb
RPRP
Actinobacteria
    Propionibacterium acnes33.5 ± 29.215.2 ± 25.3●●●●●●●●
    Corynebacterium spp.11.6 ± 14.510.6 ± 13.4●●●●●●●●
        C. tuberculostearicum2.3 ± 4.93.1 ± 3.6●●●●●●●●
        C. aurimucosum/accolens1.6 ± 2.62.3 ± 4.7●●●●●●●●
        C. afermentans4.0 ± 5.51.4 ± 2.3●●●●●
        C. mucifaciens1.4 ± 2.61.3 ± 2.6●●●●●
    Micrococcus luteus0.8 ± 1.58.4 ± 12.2●●●●●●●
    Actinomyces1.9 ± 2.60.08 ± 0.1●●●●●
    Microbacterium0.01 ± 0.31.3 ± 2.2●●
    Kocuria0.39 ± 0.93.6 ± 5.0●●●●●
        K. palustris0.2 ± 0.72.9 ± 5.2●●
Firmicutes
    Staphylococcus spp.16.5 ± 11.314.1 ± 16.4●●●●●●●●
        S. capitis/S. caprae9.9 ± 6.111.4 ± 17●●●●●●●●
        S. petrasii5.4 ± 71.7 ± 2.5●●●●●●●
    Streptococcus spp.7.0 ± 16.71.2 ± 2.0●●●●●●●●
        S. mitis5.7 ± 13.60.3 ± 4●●●●●●●●
    Nosocomiicoccus1.3 ± 2460 ± 0
    Finegoldia spp.1.1 ± 1.80.4 ± 0.8●●●●●
        F. magna1.0 ± 1.70.4 ± 0.8●●●●●●●●
    Aerococcus urinaeequi/A. viridans1.3 ± 2.50.13 ± 0.2●●
Proteobacteria
    Paracoccus spp.0.15 ± 0.317.8 ± 20.6●●●
        P. aminovorans0.08 ± 0.1712.2 ± 21.9●●●
        P. versutus0.06 ± 0.24.1 ± 7.1
    Haematobacter massiliensis0.05 ± 0.27.2 ± 12.4●●●
    Sphingomonas spp.0.5 ± 1.22.9 ± 4.6●●●●●●●●
        S. hankookensis0.3 ± 1.02.8 ± 4.8
    Mesorhizobium amorphae1.0 ± 2.80.5 ± 1.7●●●●●
Bacteroidetes
    Porphyromonas1.7 ± 5.20.18 ± 0.4●●●●
    Chryseobacterium0.2 ± 0.51.5 ± 2.7●●●●
    Prevotella1.2 ± 1.70.4 ± 0.6●●●●●●●
    Flavobacterium0.8 ± 0.80.2 ± 0.4●●●●●●●
  • a R, resolvers; P, pustule formers.

  • b Each dot represents a volunteer in which the respective genus or species was detected.