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Table 2 Significant correlation between IEL number and OTU in individuals with axSpA

From: Functional intraepithelial lymphocyte changes in inflammatory bowel disease and spondyloarthritis have disease specific correlations with intestinal microbiota

  Spearman’s Rho p value
Bacteroidales: Prevotellaceae −0.8857 0.0188
Firmicutes: Clostridiaceae −0.8286 0.0416
Deferribacteres: Deferribacteraceae −0.9276 0.0077
Tenericutes: Anaeroplasmataceae −0.8804 0.0206
Actinobacteria: Dermabacteraceae −0.8804 0.0206
Tenericutes: RF9 −0.9856 0.0003
Bacteroidales: RF16 −0.8452 0.0341
Firmicutes: Eubacteriaceae 0.8697 0.0244
  1. Intraepithelial lymphocyte (IEL) numbers and relative abundance of bacterial operational taxonomic units (OTUs) were compared by Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient, which is reported alongside the p value for the most significant results