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Table 4 Significantly enriched taxa at the family, genus and species level found in DCM foals from ages 1 to 6 weeks (p < 0.05, Kruskal-Wallis, LDA score > 2.0) compared with all other weeks

From: Development of the equine hindgut microbiome in semi-feral and domestic conventionally-managed foals

  Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6
Firmicutes Butyricicoccus spp. Blautia producta Lactobacillus reuteri Selenomonas ruminantium Mogibacteriaceae gen. Veillonellaceae gen. Sarcina spp.
Butyricicoccus pullicaecorum Ruminococcus spp. Peptococcaeae gen. Selenomonas gen. Ruminococcus flavefaciens Peptococcus spp. Peptoniphilus spp.
Clostridium perfringens Eubacterium spp. Holdemania spp. Lactobacillus spp. Ruminococcus spp. Coprobacillus spp. 2 Rummeliibacillus spp.
Clostridium spp. Eubacterium dolichum Anaerotruncus spp. Coprococcus spp. RFN20 spp. Mogibacteriaceae gen. Pseudobutyrivibrio spp.
Peptostreptococcaceae gen. Oscillospira spp. rc4_4 spp. Clostridium spp.    Mogibacterium spp.
Turicibacter spp.   Peptococcaceae gen. Phascolarctobacterium spp.    Mogibacteriaceae gen.
Enterococcaceae gen.   Blautia spp. Roseburia spp.    Leuconostocaceae gen.
Enterococcus spp.    Lachnospiraceae gen.    Finegoldia spp.
Enterococcus casseliflavus    Lactobacillus spp.    Tissierellaceae gen.
Vagococcus spp.    Lactobacillaceae gen.    
Blautia spp.    Dorea spp.    
Bacteroidetes    Bacteroides ovatus Butyricimonas spp. 5_7N15 spp. Bacteroides plebeius RF16 gen.
    Odoribacteraceae gen. Prevotellaceae gen. CF231 spp. YRC22 spp.
    Porphyromonadaceae gen. BF311 spp. Prevotella copri Prevotella spp.
     Paludibacter spp. Prevotella spp. Paraprevotellaceae gen.
     Paraprevotellaceae gen. Prevotallaceae gen.  
      BS11 gen.  
Proteobacteria Enterobacteriaceae gen. Escherichia spp. Actinobacillus spp.     Oxalobacteraceae gen.
Erwinia dispersa Escherichia coli Pasteurellaceae gen.     
Erwinia spp. Sphingomonas spp.      
Citrobacter spp. Morganella spp.      
Proteus spp. Klebsiella spp.      
Actinobacteria Eggerthella spp.     Actinomyces spp. 2 Actinomycetaceae gen. Corynebacterium spp.
Eggerthella lenta       Corynebacteriaceae gen.
Verrucomicrobia     Akkermansia muciniphila Akkermansia spp.   R4_41B gen.
       RFP12 gen.
Euryarchaeota      Dehalobacteriaceae gen.   Methanimicrococcus spp.
     Methanobrevibacter spp.   Methanosarcinaceae gen.
     Methanobacteriaceae gen.   Methanomassiliicoccaceae gen.
       vadinCA11 spp.
       Methanocorpusculaceae gen.
       Methanocorpusculum spp.
Spirochaetes      Treponema spp.   Spirochaetaceae gen.
Chlamydiae        Chlamydia spp.
Planctomycetes        Pirellulaceae gen.
Synergistetes        Synergistaceae gen.
Cyanobacteria        Synechococcaceae gen.
       Synechococcus spp.