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Table 1 Summary of saliva and faecal samples of subjects with CMA (ITT) and the healthy reference group (age-matched to week 8)

From: A specific synbiotic-containing amino acid-based formula restores gut microbiota in non-IgE mediated cow’s milk allergic infants: a randomized controlled trial

  Saliva samples Faecal samples Grand total
Test (N = 35) Control (N = 36) Test (N = 35) Control (N = 36) Healthy subjects (N = 51)
Week 0
 n subjects 35 (100%) 36 (100%) 29 (83%) 33 (92%)   
 Mean (SD) 30,258 (14,753) 28,802 (6845) 47,476 (14,165) 47,269 (22,263)   
Week 8
 n subjects 24 (69%) 30 (83%) 24 (69%) 31 (86%) 48 (94%)  
 Mean (SD) 27,387 (6555) 29,724 (15,773) 47,037 (13,765) 47,909 (16,532) 51,871 (19,134)  
Week 12
 n subjects    18 (51%) 26 (72%)   
 Mean (SD)    52,921 (13,491) 51,391 (19,953)   
Week 26
 n subjects    21 (60%) 23 (64%)   
 Mean (SD)    51,706 (22,464) 55,888 (17,966)   
Grand total Saliva samples Faecal samples All samples
 n samples 125 253 378
 Mean (SD) 29,160 (11,837) 50,200 (18,201) 43,242 (19,124)
  1. Sequence depth, after filtering for low quality reads, is given as mean (± SD)