Table 3: Results of qPCR analysis of the faecal samples (bacteria(log)/ of faeces) from pet-exposed, non-wheezing (nWB) infants ( ) and non-exposed, wheezing (WB) infants ( ) at one month of age.

Median RangeSamples ( ); ND value

Bifidobacterium sp.
B. longum
B. breve
B. bifidum
B. adolescentis
B. catenulatum
Staph. aureus
Akkermansia muciniphila
Clostridium coccoides group
Clostridium leptum subgroup
Clostridium perfringens
Clostridium difficile

*Significant differences between pet-exposed non-wheezing and non-exposed wheezing infants.
Mann-Whitney test.
Bacteria not detected.