TABLE 6.

Mean counts of six major bacterial groups in fecal samples collected from 46 health Japanese volunteers as determined by real-time PCR

SubjectLog10 cells/g (wet wt)
With genus- and species-specific primersaSum of six groupsTotal cells (DAPI count)
g-Ccocsg-Cleptg-Bfrag-Bifidc-Atopog-Prevo
A10.410.110.510.09.6ND10.911.2
B10.710.710.110.39.6ND11.111.3
C10.410.710.110.610.310.211.211.2
D10.510.89.410.49.910.711.311.1
E10.310.510.09.39.9ND10.811.1
F9.56.59.76.96.8ND9.910.3
Y-110.39.79.79.69.5ND10.510.9
Y-210.19.89.910.110.0ND10.711.0
Y-310.510.29.79.29.79.910.811.0
Y-410.110.09.78.27.7ND10.410.6
Y-510.210.29.28.49.610.310.710.9
Y-610.49.910.09.59.7ND10.710.9
Y-710.39.89.69.18.8ND10.510.6
Y-810.410.39.89.69.810.410.910.8
Y-910.610.510.19.48.610.011.011.1
Y-1010.610.510.09.69.2ND10.911.0
Y-1111.010.69.910.29.910.211.311.3
Y-1210.49.99.69.49.9ND10.710.6
Y-1310.09.79.510.09.7ND10.511.1
Y-1410.410.29.610.110.110.411.011.0
Y-1510.09.99.48.99.610.110.610.7
Y-1610.610.210.38.49.1ND10.911.0
Y-1710.810.410.39.09.89.611.111.1
Y-1810.510.010.29.79.5ND10.811.0
Y-1910.410.39.99.610.19.910.911.0
Y-2010.29.69.89.39.0ND10.510.9
Y-2110.510.510.29.39.39.911.011.1
Y-2210.39.59.710.19.98.410.710.8
Y-2310.510.110.37.59.69.510.811.0
Y-2410.310.310.39.69.4ND10.810.9
Y-2510.710.510.210.19.9ND11.111.1
Y-269.98.89.49.09.19.910.310.6
Y-2710.49.99.59.19.5ND10.610.9
Y-2810.610.410.08.97.38.310.811.0
Y-2910.49.810.19.78.2ND10.710.7
Y-3010.610.110.29.49.6ND10.811.0
Y-3110.08.410.210.08.19.410.610.9
Y-3210.410.310.09.28.810.110.811.0
Y-3310.510.19.59.410.09.510.811.1
Y-349.79.210.09.59.7ND10.410.8
Y-3510.49.89.910.110.0ND10.811.0
Y-3610.710.110.09.89.89.011.011.3
Y-379.79.110.010.28.9ND10.510.6
Y-3810.29.99.98.69.3ND10.510.8
Y-3910.39.79.39.69.67.510.610.7
Y-409.98.510.09.68.9ND10.310.5
Mean ± SD10.3 ± 0.39.9 ± 0.79.9 ± 0.39.4 ± 0.79.3 ± 0.79.7 ± 0.810.8 ± 0.310.9 ± 0.2
  • a Primers g-Ccoc, g-Bfra, sg-Clept, g-Bifid, and c-Atopo are specific for the C. coccoides group, the B. fragilis group, the C. leptum subgroup, Bifidobacterium, and the Atopobium cluster, respectively.

  • b ND, not detected (<log10 6 cells/g).