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Table 2 Comparison between intestinal microbiota and the presence of H. pylori in the school-age patients from a community in San Pablo, Cajamarca, Peru

From: Helicobacter pylori and its relationship with variations of gut microbiota in asymptomatic children between 6 and 12 years

  Total PCR results for H. pylori p-value
Positive Negative
Presence of intestinal microbiota (n/%)
 Yes 32 57.1 20 71.43 12 42.86 0.029
 No 24 42.9 8 28.57 16 57.14
Mean N of bacteria (mean/RI)
 Bacterial microbiota 2 0–6 4 0–7 0 0–4 0.033
No of bacteria (n/%)
 0–2 bacteria 29 51.8 10 35.71 19 67.86 0.016
 3–9 bacteria 27 48.2 18 64.29 9 32.14
Identified bacteria (n/%)
 Actinobacteria 3 5.4 3 10.7 0 0.0 0.118
 Bacteroides 7 12.5 0 0.0 7 25.0 0.005
 Bacteroidetes 14 25.0 10 35.7 4 14.3 0.061
 Bifidobacterium 10 17.9 6 21.4 4 14.3 0.364
 Clostridium 17 30.4 12 42.9 5 17.9 0.040
 Enterococcus 6 10.7 5 17.9 1 3.6 0.096
 Eubacterium 17 30.4 10 35.7 7 25.0 0.281
 Firmicutes 20 35.7 16 57.1 4 14.3 0.001
 Fusobacterium 1 1.8 0 0.0 1 3.6 0.500
 Lactobacillus 21 37.5 13 46.4 8 28.6 0.135
 Prevotella 22 39.3 16 57.1 6 21.4 0.006
 Proteobacteria 30 53.6 20 71.4 10 35.7 0.008
 Veillonella 2 3.6 0 0.0 2 7.1 0.245
  1. p-value: Statistical χ2 and Exact Fisher test
  2. Med/RI Mediana rango interquartile