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Table 4 Commensal bacteria found in stool analysis.

From: Gastrointestinal flora and gastrointestinal status in children with autism – comparisons to typical children and correlation with autism severity

  Autism/Aspergers Control P-value % Difference
Bacillus spp. 21% (0.280 ± 64) 2.6% (0.05 ± 0.3) 0.05 +438%
Klebsiella pneumonia 12.1% (0.29 ± 0.94) 17.9% (0.23 ± 0.5) n.s.  
Klebsiella oxytoca* 1.7% (0.03 ± 0.26) 12.8% (0.31 ± 0.9) 0.04 -89%
Pseudomonas aeruginosa* 10.3% (0.17 ± 0.6) 12.8% (0.21 ± 0.6) n.s.  
Haemolytic E.coli 17.2% (0.64 ± 1.4) 20.5% (0.67 ± 1.4) n.s.  
Gamma strep 29.3% (0.98 ± 1.6) 43.6% (0.79 ± 1.2) n.s.  
Alpha Haemolytic strep 13.8% (0.40 ± 1.1) 46.2% (0.74 ± 1.0) n.s.  
Staphylococcus aureus 13.8% (0.24 ± 0.7) 20.5% (0.28 ± 0.6) n.s.  
Enterobacter cloacae 8.6% (0.09 ± 0.3) 12.8% (0.33 ± 1.0 0.07 -33%
  1. *Indicates bacteria were either listed as commensal or dysbiotic depending on concentration.
  2. The table indicates the percentage of participants with detectable (> 0) bacteria and in parenthesis average values and standard deviation. Numerical values of bacteriology culture ranged from 0-4.