Table 2 C. difficile relative abundances in cases of CDI from Seekatz et al.10 compared to healthy controls

From: High-resolution profiling of the gut microbiome reveals the extent of Clostridium difficile burden

   Detected C. difficile levels (% abundance) Distribution (% of patients)
  IDSA category Mean Median Max N CD > 0% CD > 0.01% CD > 0.05% CD > 0.10%
Index case Non-severe 2.3 0.33 42.9 38 81.6% 78.9% 65.8% 63.2%
Severe 4.07 0.09 51.5 30 86.7% 76.7% 53.3% 50.0%
NA 1.61 1.61 3.2 2 50.0% 50.0% 50.0% 50.0%
Recurrence Non-severe 9.36 3.84 42.6 20 85.0% 80.0% 75.0% 75.0%
Severe 1.19 0.64 7.1 9 77.8% 66.7% 66.7% 66.7%
NA 1.53 0.07 11.3 9 55.6% 55.6% 55.6% 44.4%
Reinfection Non-severe 3.38 0.55 19.3 16 62.5% 62.5% 56.3% 56.3%
Severe 3.29 0.54 14.5 14 85.7% 71.4% 64.3% 57.1%
NA 2.8 0.21 10.1 9 77.8% 77.8% 77.8% 55.6%
Healthy controls No disease 0.008 0 1.2 211 8.5% 3.8% 1.9% 0.9%