TABLE 1

16S and ITS alpha diversity measures within CDI+/CDI individuals

Alpha diversity measureCDI+ meanCDI meant statisticP value
16S rRNA
    Observed93.41 (±23.12)121.77 (±58.26)−1.900.076
    PD whole tree9.08 (±2.24)11.99 (±4.88)−2.340.015
    Heip's evenness0.079 (±0.035)0.0769 (±0.042)0.210.84
ITS
    Observed57.76 (±23.37)65.85 (±17.82)1.140.26
    Heip's evenness0.092 (±0.10)0.047 (±0.057)−1.670.112