TABLE 3.

Results obtained by real-time PCR and FISH for different fecal samples

SampleaMean log no. of cells/g of feces ± SD
Real-time PCRFISH
I19.18 ± 0.088.39 ± 0.34
I29.32 ± 0.029.36 ± 0.08
I38.00 ± 0.008.40 ± 0.06
I48.33 ± 0.038.31 ± 0.27
I58.05 ± 0.028.63 ± 0.30
I65.25 ± 0.037.45 ± 0.48
I78.59 ± 0.109.02 ± 0.02
I88.57 ± 0.078.82 ± 0.12
I99.82 ± 0.079.60 ± 0.15
I109.08 ± 0.068.70 ± 0.01
I118.37 ± 0.088.60 ± 0.12
I125.98 ± 0.027.70 ± 0.02
I138.96 ± 0.018.50 ± 0.13
I149.15 ± 0.008.30 ± 0.10
A18.66 ± 0.008.00 ± 0.16
A29.10 ± 0.049.40 ± 0.08
A3<4.707.50 ± 0.28
A49.18 ± 0.058.90 ± 0.12
E19.25 ± 0.029.41 ± 0.22
E29.21 ± 0.019.25 ± 0.04
E39.04 ± 0.019.32 ± 0.12
E47.88 ± 0.047.86 ± 0.16
E510.33 ± 0.009.68 ± 0.22
E68.01 ± 0.028.08 ± 0.07
  • a I, infant sample; A, adult sample; E, elderly sample.