TABLE 2 

Relative abundances and detection rate of OTUs corresponding to mutans streptococci and lactobacilli and periodontitis-associated taxa in the tongue microbiota of 506 elderly adults

OTU no.Bacterial species
corresponding to each
OTU (taxon ID)a
Mean relative
abundance (%)
Detection
rate (%)
14 OTUs corresponding to
mutans streptococci
and lactobacilli
    OTU73Streptococcus mutans (686)0.020 ± 0.13117.8
    OTU75Streptococcus sobrinus (768)0.039 ± 0.41211.1
    OTU157Lactobacillus iners (838)0.002 ± 0.0550.2
    OTU230Lactobacillus paracasei (716)0.001 ± 0.0082.2
    OTU235Lactobacillus fermentum (608)0.023 ± 0.2224.9
    OTU238Lactobacillus vaginalis (051)0.008 ± 0.0644.0
    OTU291Lactobacillus ultunensis (461)0.001 ± 0.0113.0
    OTU293Lactobacillus reuteri (938)0.001 ± 0.0200.6
    OTU338Lactobacillus oris (709)0.001 ± 0.0071.2
    OTU375Lactobacillus pentosus (883)0.000 ± 0.0040.6
    OTU40Lactobacillus gasseri (615)0.042 ± 0.4378.3
    OTU41Lactobacillus crispatus (817)0.029 ± 0.4264.7
    OTU47Lactobacillus salivarius (756)0.077 ± 0.7228.5
    OTU599Lactobacillus sp. (052)0.000 ± 0.0010.2
11 OTUs corresponding to
periodontitis-associated
taxab
    OTU60Porphyromonas gingivalis (619)0.066 ± 0.16849.4
    OTU92Tannerella forsythia (613)0.008 ± 0.02122.3
    OTU167Filifactor alocis (539)0.003 ± 0.0128.3
    OTU194Selenomonas sputigena (151)0.001 ± 0.0084.0
    OTU228Selenomonas sputigena (151)0.004 ± 0.02310.9
    OTU239Fretibacterium sp. (360)0.002 ± 0.0076.5
    OTU254Bacteroidales sp. (274)0.002 ± 0.0117.1
    OTU534Bacteroidales sp. (274)0.000 ± 0.0020.8
    OTU286Desulfobulbus sp. (041)0.000 ± 0.0032.0
    OTU346Fretibacterium sp. (362)0.001 ± 0.0062.8
    OTU81TM7 sp. (356)0.011 ± 0.03121.7
  • a Oral taxon IDs in HOMD are given in parentheses following bacterial names.

  • b Bacterial taxa listed as periodontitis-associated bacteria by Oliveira et al. (19).