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Table 2 Top 10 potential disease-causing bacteria identified in the facial skin and gut

From: Protective role of the vulture facial skin and gut microbiomes aid adaptation to scavenging

Pathogen Disease x̅ facial skin Rank facial skin x̅ gut Rank gut
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia K279a Bacteraemia, bronchitis, pneumonia, urinary tract infection 75,292 1 18,298 7
Clostridium perfringens ATCC 13124 Gas gangrene 61,879 2 166,694.6 1
Plesiomonas shigelloides 302-73 Gastroenteritis 48,642 3 134,119 2
Clostridium perfringens str. 13 Gas gangrene 41,308 4 125,717.5 3
Pseudomonas fluorescens A506 Commensal (plant) 31,324.9 5 271.2 49
Clostridium perfringens SM101 Gas gangrene 30,361.2 6 109,973.2 4
Acinetobacter lwoffii SH145 Nosocomial infections 19,950.2 7 3.2 149
Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. salmonicida A449 Furunculosis 14,347.4 8 45.4 92
Acidovorax avenae subsp. avenae ATCC 19860 Bacterial leaf blight, brown stripe, red stripe 13,111.2 9 998.7 30
Propionibacterium propionicum F0230a Commensal 11,896.8 10 73.64 80
Campylobacter lari RM2100 Gastroenteritis, diarrhoea 4791 26 53,435 5
Campylobacter jejuni subsp. doylei 269.97 Bacteraemia 477.2 108 24,733.9 6
Campylobacter jejuni RM1221 Food poisoning 327.4 120 13,136.9 9
Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. nucleatum ATCC 25586 Periodontitis 2166 57 13,456.6 8
Clostridium perfringens E str. JGS1987 Gastroenteritis, gas gangrene 3398.2 39 12,724.7 10