Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Probiotics and the Microbiome in Celiac Disease: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Table 3

Descriptive statistics for the counts of predominant bacteria between treatment groups by measurement occasion.

Predominant bacterial species measuresWeek⁢Probiotic group: counts of CFU/g faeces Placebo group: counts of CFU/g faeces
MeanSDMinMaxMeanSDMinMax

Bacteroides sp.0234.12.721.711.9224.02.291.58.0
12215.65.391.924.0214.62.571.712.4

Clostridia sp.0234.42.091.89.1223.81.621.97.4
12214.42.931.610.7214.62.421.49.9

Prevotella sp.0234.22.591.513.6223.21.671.67.4
12213.31.731.78.5212.91.331.75.8

Fusobacteria sp.0234.53.511.913.2224.33.061.713.4
12214.97.181.434.8213.82.841.310.2

Streptomyces sp.0233.91.981.79.9223.01.341.66.7
12214.12.151.59.2213.22.041.79.8

Mycoplasma sp.0233.31.341.66.4223.41.731.78.3
12214.32.461.99.8212.91.131.65.4

Lactobacillus sp.0234.32.301.811.3226.56.411.829.8
12214.63.481.517.3216.26.632.132.0

Bifidobacteria sp.0235.22.912.211.8225.12.411.89.5
12214.83.221.915.2213.41.451.57.6

Escherichia coli sp.0233.71.921.68.3223.31.441.66.4
12215.02.861.511.7214.02.361.710.2

Predominant bacterial total counts 02338.068.9523.358.72236.810.7523.675.3
122141.3415.3522.373.42136.012.1824.568.0

A count of 4.1 = 4.1 E7 CFU/g is read as 41 million colony forming units per gram of faeces.