TABLE 1 

Core milk microbiota

PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenusRelative median % abundance a
FirmicutesBacilliBacillalesStaphylococcaceaeStaphylococcus5.45
Salinicoccus0.62
Macrococcus0.45
BacillaceaeUnidentified0.68
Bacillus0.51
PlanococcaceaeUnidentified1.09
LactobacillalesAerococcaceaeUnidentified0.97
EnterococcaceaeEnterococcus0.81
StreptococcaceaeStreptococcus6.51
TuricibacteralesTuricibacteraceaeTuricibacter2.45
ClostridiaClostridialesLachnospiraceaeUnidentified2.03
Butyrivibrio0.79
Dorea0.67
Coprococcus0.36
ClostridiaceaeClostridium1.47
Unidentified1.33
RuminococcaceaeUnidentified4.35
Ruminococcus0.84
PeptostreptococcaceaeUnidentified2.22
UnidentifiedUnidentified6.33
ActinobacteriaActinobacteriaActinomycetalesMicrococcaceaeUnidentified0.31
Kocuria0.25
CorynebacteriaceaeCorynebacterium3.70
YaniellaceaeYaniella0.49
BacteroidetesBacteroidiaBacteroidalesUnidentifiedUnidentified0.86
Bacteroidaceae5-7N150.81
ProteobacteriaGammaproteobacteriaEnterobacterialesEnterobacteriaceaeUnidentified0.40
PseudomonadalesMoraxellaceaeAcinetobacter1.19
TenericutesMollicutesMycoplasmatalesMycoplasmataceaeMycoplasma0.26
  • a All 899 raw milk samples from tanker trucks, including milk tested from three seasons, were used to determine the values.