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Table 3 Clinical characteristics of subjects with concordant gut and oral S. salivarius strains

From: Ectopic gut colonization: a metagenomic study of the oral and gut microbiome in Crohn’s disease

  CD subjects with concordant strains (n = 4) CD subjects with no concordant strain (n = 21) p-value
Crohn’s Disease Activity Index (CDAI)# 184.3 ± 2.9 67.1 ± 82.5 *0.012
Disease status
 Active disease at time of sampling (Diarrhoea/abdominal pain/blood-in-stool/fever and fatigue) 4 6 *0.016
 Inactive disease at time of sampling 0 15  
Proton Pump Inhibitor use 1.000
 Yes 1 7  
 No 3 14  
Mean age# 38 ± 14 40 ± 14 0.774
Race 0.056
 Han Chinese 4 9  
 Malay 0 3  
 Indian 0 9  
Sex 0.142
 Male 3 7  
 Female 1 14  
Oral condition 0.661
 DMFT# 5.0 ± 4.2 6.8 ± 7.4  
Periodontitis 0.451
 Present 1 4  
 Absent 3 17  
  1. All Fisher-Exact test except #T-test
  2. *p-value < 0.05