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Table 9 Gut Microbiota quantification between NAFLD non-obese and NAFLD obese group. Quantity of bacteria (copy number DNA per gram fecal)

From: The role of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) in Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) patients evaluated using Controlled Attenuation Parameter (CAP) Transient Elastography (TE): a tertiary referral center experience

Species All patients (N = 60) Non Obese (N = 32) Obese (N = 28) P value
Bifidobacteria 6.79 × 103 (4.25 × 104) 1.30 × 104 (6,22 × 104) 1.36 × 103 (4.20 × 103) .047
Lactobacillus 4.77 × 104 (1.32 × 105) 7.29 × 104 (1.78 × 105) 2.57 × 104 (7.01 × 104) 0.038
Bacteroides 2.32 × 105 (2.80 × 105) 2.08 × 105 (2.73 × 105) 2.53 × 105 (2.89 × 105) 0.572
  1. Student’s t test