Table 2.

Diversity of species and phylotypes in healthy and diseased sites

Health status (n)No. of clones analyzedNo. (%) of known speciesNo. (%) of novel phylotypesTotal no. of species/phylotypes
Healthy (5)26842 (58)30 (42)72
Periodontitis (9)41746 (51)45 (49)91
Refractory periodontitis (11)1,386112 (53)101 (47)213
ANUG (4)41736 (38)59 (62)96
HIV (2)346 (55)5 (45)11
Total2,522132 (38)215 (62)347