TABLE 4

Beta-diversity comparisons between communities

Body siteComparison groupsJaccard P valueaΘYCP valuea
Community 1Community 2
NoseSSTINon-SSTI 0.020 0.204
Nose S. aureus + S. aureus <0.001 <0.001
NoseSSTI and S. aureus+SSTI and S. aureus 0.006 <0.001
NoseNon-SSTI and S. aureus+Non-SSTI and S. aureus <0.001 <0.001
OropharynxSSTINon-SSTI0.1350.055
Oropharynx S. aureus + S. aureus 0.3680.101
OropharynxSSTI and S. aureus+SSTI and S. aureus0.5660.188
OropharynxNon-SSTI and S. aureus+Non-SSTI and S. aureus0.188 0.011
InguinalSSTINon-SSTI 0.018 0.554
Inguinal S. aureus + S. aureus 0.7000.064
InguinalSSTI and S. aureus+SSTI and S. aureus0.8460.234
InguinalNon-SSTI and S. aureus+Non-SSTI and S. aureus0.3200.308
PerianalSSTINon-SSTI0.0970.340
Perianal S. aureus + S. aureus 0.1720.465
PerianalSSTI and S. aureus+SSTI and S. aureus0.3380.220
PerianalNon-SSTI and S. aureus+Non-SSTI and S. aureus0.1830.578
AbscessMRSAMSSA0.2420.211
AbscessMRSANoSA 0.043 <0.001
AbscessMSSANoSA 0.017 0.001
  • a P values are the result of performing analysis of molecular variance (AMOVA) on the Jaccard and ΘYC distance matrices. Significant P values (<0.05) are shown in bold.