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Table 3 Details of bacterial species-derived DNA sequences identified in each patient*

From: Analysis of bacterial DNA in synovial tissue of Tunisian patients with reactive and undifferentiated arthritis by broad-range PCR, cloning and sequencing

Patient Total number of bacterial DNA sequences DNA sequences identified in each patient
ReA   
   1 38 9 × Escherichia coli, 5 × Propionibacterium acnes, 4 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 3 × γ proteobacterium, 2 × Afipia genosp, 2 × Escherichia spp., 2 × swine manure bacterium, 2 × uncultured β proteobacterium, 2 × uncultured candidate division OP10 bacterium, 1 × Alcaligenes faecalis, 1 × α proteobacterium, 1 × Brevundimonas diminuta, 1 × Pseudomonas sp., 1 × Ralstonia sp., 1 × Shigella sp., 1 × Sphingomonas sp.
   2 36 14 × Escherichia coli, 5 × Bradyrhizobium elkanii, 4 × swine manure bacterium, 3 × Sphingomonas asaccharolytica, 2 × Pseudomonas poae, 2 × Ralstonia spp., 2 × uncultured Flavobacterium spp., 2 × uncultured Sphingobacterium spp., 1 × Flavobacterium mizutaii, 1 × Pseudomonas sp.
   3 50 8 × Alcaligenes faecalis, 7 × γ proteobacterium, 7 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 6 × Rhodococcus spp., 6 × swine manure bacterium, 5 × Shigella sonnei, 5 × Propionibacterium acnes, 4 × unclassified proteobacteria, 2 × Serratia proteamaculans
   4 48 25 × Aquabacterium commune, 4 × Afipia genosp, 4 × swine manure bacterium, 2 × Escherichia spp., 2 × γ proteobacterium, 2 × Propionibacterium acnes, 2 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 1 × Acinetobacter baumannii, 1 × α proteobacterium, 1 × Flavobacterium mizutaii, 1 × Ralstonia sp., 1 × Shigella flexneri, 1 × Variovorax sp., 1 × uncultured candidate division OP10 bacterium
   5 26 6 × Aquabacterium commune, 6 × γ proteobacterium, 3 × Afipia genosp, 2 × Propionibacterium acnes, 2 × Ralstonia spp., 2 × swine manure bacterium, 1 × Shigella flexneri, 1 × Shigella sp., 1 × Staphylococcus haemolyticus, 1 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 1 × uncultured eubacterium
   6 24 10 × Escherichia coli, 3 × γ proteobacterium, 2 × Leucobacter luti, 2 × Staphylococcus spp., 2 × swine manure bacterium, 2 × uncultured candidate division OP10 bacterium, 1 × Ralstonia sp., 1 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 1 × uncultured Sphingobacterium sp.
UA   
   7 48 7 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 6 × swine manure bacterium, 4 × Rhodococcus spp., 4 × Staphylococcus spp., 4 × Streptococcus infantis, 3 × Propionibacterium acnes, 3 × Bosea vestrisii, 2 × Afipia genosp, 2 × Blastococcus spp., 2 × Leptotrichia spp., 1 × Aeromonas sp., 1 × Actinomyces sp., 1 × Corynebacterium durum, 1 × Kingella oralis, 1 × Microbacterium oxydans, 1 × Neisseria flava, 1 × Pirellula sp., 1 × Shigella sp., 1 × Staphylococcus aureus, 1 × Streptococcus mitis, 1 × Streptococcus sanguinis
   8 41 13 × Escherichia coli, 6 × Bradyrhizobium elkanii, 5 × Sphingomonas spp., 4 × γ proteobacterium, 3 × Enterobacter hormaechei, 3 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 2 × Corynebacterium tuberculostearicum, 1 × Enterococcus cecorum, 1 × Flavobacterium mizutaii, 1 × γ proteobacterium, 1 × uncultured soil bacterium, 1 × uncultured Sphingobacterium sp.
   9 42 11 × Escherichia coli, 7 × uncultured Sphingobacterium spp., 4 × Flavobacterium mizutaii, 6 × uncultured Flavobacterium spp., 3 × γ proteobacterium, 2 × Corynebacterium, tuberculostearicum, 2 × Ralstonia spp., 2 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 1 × Paracoccus yeei, 1 × Pseudomonas poae, 1 × Shigella sonnei, 1 × Streptococcus mitis, 1 × manganese-oxidizing bacterium
   10 25 10 × Escherichia coli, 3 × uncultured Flavobacterium spp., 2 × uncultured Sphingobacterium spp., 2 × Bacteroidetes bacterium, 2 × Flavobacterium mizutaii, 1 × Oxalobacter sp., 1 × Shigella flexneri, 1 × Shigella sp., 1 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 1 × uncultured α proteobacterium, 1 × uncultured candidate division OP10 bacterium
   11 46 9 × Escherichia coli, 5 × Acinetobacter spp., 5 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 5 × uncultured γ proteobacterium, 3 × uncultured Sphingobacterium spp., 3 × Pseudomonas spp., 2 × Flavobacterium mizutaii, 2 × Propionibacterium acnes, 2 × swine manure bacterium 37–8, 2 × uncultured Flavobacterium spp., 1 × Aeromonas sp., 1 × Caulobacter endosymbiont of Tetranychus urticae, 1 × Acinetobacter schindleri, 1 × manganese-oxidizing bacterium, 1 × γ proteobacterium, 1 × uncultured Sphingobacterium sp., 1 × unclassified proteobacterium, 1 × uncultured candidate division OP10 bacterium
   12 34 13 × Escherichia coli, 4 × Corynebacterium coyleae, 3 × Sphingomonas spp., 2 × γ proteobacterium, 2 × Ralstonia spp., 2 × Shigella spp., 2 × swine manure bacterium, 2 × uncultured Sphingobacterium spp., 1 × Flavobacterium mizutaii, 1 × Klebsiella sp., 1 × Propionibacterium acnes, 1 × unclassified enterobacteria
   13 42 18 × Escherichia coli, 4 × uncultured Sphingobacterium spp., 3 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 2 × Aeromonas spp., 2 × Flavobacterium mizutaii, 2 × gamma proteobacterium, 2 × Ralstonia spp., 2 × uncultured candidate division OP10 bacterium, 1 × Alcaligenes faecalis, 1 × Acinetobacter sp., 1 × Halomonas sp., 1 × Stenotrophomonas sp., 1 × swine manure bacterium, 1 × Sphingomonas sp., 1 × uncultured Flavobacterium sp.
   14 28 8 × Escherichia coli, 2 × Bradyrhizobium japonicum, 2 × γ proteobacterium, 2 × α proteobacterium, 2 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 2 × Sphingomonas spp., 2 × Corynebacterium durum, 1 × Achromobacter xylosoxidans, 1 × Bacteroidetes bacterium, 1 × β proteobacterium, 1 × Bradyrhizobium elkanii, 1 × Novosphingobium spp., 1 × Paracoccus spp., 1 × unclassified Rhodocyclaceae, 1 × uncultured Sphingobacterium sp.
   15 49 17 × Escherichia coli, 5 × Shigella spp., 4 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 4 × unclassified Rhodocyclaceae, 3 × swine manure bacterium, 3 × uncultured candidate division OP10 bacterium, 2 × uncultured Sphingobacterium spp., 2 × uncultured Sphingobacterium spp., 2 × Rhodococcus spp., 1 × Alcaligenes sp., 1 × α proteobacterium, 1 × Bradyrhizobium japonicum, 1 × Ralstonia sp., 1 × Flavobacterium mizutaii, 1 × γ proteobacterium, 1 × Pedomicrobium australicum
RA   
   16 40 15 × Escherichia coli, 5 × swine manure bacterium, 4 × Ralstonia spp., 3 × uncultured Flavobacterium spp., 2 × Acinetobacter spp., 2 × Antarctic bacterium, 2 × Flavobacterium mizutaii, 1 × Actinomyces naeslundii, 1 × Alcaligenes faecalis, 1 × Bacteroidetes bacterium, 1 × Caulobacter sp., 1 × Corynebacterium aurimucosum, 1 × Shigella sp., 1 × uncultured α proteobacterium
   17 35 6 × Escherichia coli, 5 × Shigella spp., 4 × Bradyrhizobium elkanii, 4 × uncultured Sphingobacterium spp., 3 × Ralstonia spp., 3 × uncultured Flavobacterium spp., 2 × γ proteobacterium, 2 × swine manure bacterium, 1 × Alcaligenes sp., 1 × Caulobacter sp., 1 × Pseudomonas sp., 1 × Rhodococcus fascians, 1 × Serratia proteamaculans, 1 × Streptococcus thermophilus
   18 11 7 × Escherichia coli, 2 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 1 × γ proteobacterium, 1 × Ralstonia sp.,
OA   
   19 31 7 × Escherichia coli, 7 × swine manure bacterium, 5 × Alcaligenes faecalis, 4 × Pseudomonas poae, 3 × Bradyrhizobium elkanii, 2 × Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, 1 × Caulobacter leidyia, 1 × Curvibacter gracilis, 1 × γ proteobacterium
   20 18 7 × Escherichia coli, 7 × uncultured Flavobacterium spp., 2 × uncultured Sphingobacterium spp., 1 × uncultured delta proteobacterium, 1 × Shigella sp.
   21 5 2 × Alcaligenes spp., 1 × Achromobacter xylosoxidans, 2 × Brucellaceae bacterium