TABLE 2

Statistical evaluation of the differences in bacterial and fungal communities among age groups and body sites

TABLE 2
  • a L, left palm; R, right palm; F, forehead; U, umbilicus; O, oral cavity; G, gut.

  • b ANOSIM and MRPP tests based on the Bray-Curtis distance at the genus level were used to statistically evaluate the differences in bacterial and fungal communities among the three age groups in each body site. The number of permutations is 999. P values of <0.05 are highlighted in bold.