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Table 2 Relative abundance of genera found in each section of the GIT

From: Relationship between the microbiota in different sections of the gastrointestinal tract, and the body weight of broiler chickens

Genus Abundance (%) SD1 P value
Crop Ileum Cecum
Bacillus 4.34a 1.50b 1.37b 0.85 <0.001
Bacteroides 4.22a 7.54b 12.59c 2.66 <0.001
Oscillospira 1.00a 1.34a 2.38b 0.49 <0.001
Faecalibacterium 1.14a 1.47a 4.62b 1.30 <0.001
Blautia 0.22a 0.27a 0.44b 0.10 <0.001
Dorea 0.21a 0.30a 0.45b 0.12 <0.001
Ruminococcus 0.99a 1.24a 1.85b 0.43 <0.001
Desulfovibrio 0.09a 0.22b 0.13a 0.07 <0.001
Lactobacillus 28.62a 30.81a 18.12b 7.77 <0.001
Bilophila 0.03a 0.04a 0.10b 0.04 <0.001
Coprococcus 0.17a 0.23a 0.34b 0.11 <0.001
Staphylococcus 1.56a 1.18a 0.67b 0.60 <0.001
Streptococcus 1.18a 1.11a 0.75b 0.32 <0.001
Clostridium 0.96a 0.79ab 0.60b 0.27 <0.001
Pediococcus 0.07a 0.06a 0.04b 0.02 0.001
Prevotella 3.94a 5.66b 4.26a 1.55 0.003
Akkermansia 0.05a 0.04a 0.20b 0.20 0.033
Methanobrevibacter 0.08a 0.16b 0.15ab 0.11 0.045
Selenomonas 0.10a 0.09ab 0.06b 0.05 0.046
Bifidobacterium 0.84 0.61 0.77 0.33 0.077
Enterococcus 0.50 0.84 0.47 0.53 0.077
Lactococcus 0.09 0.05 0.03 0.16 0.489
n 19 20 20   
  1. One-way ANOVA with Tukey’s post hoc test was used. Within a row, different superscript letters indicate significant difference (P < 0.05)
  2. 1Pooled standard deviation