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16S rRNA RefSeq: V15.22    Genomic RefSeq: V9.15
Genus: Aggregatibacter
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percent abundance
SubPSupPKGBMHPSVTHPTTDST
Avg0.4110.4180.0130.0870.0370.1770.0790.1030.0110.000
Stdev0.6680.8020.0430.2550.0830.2770.6040.5770.0280.001
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percent abundance
SubPSupPKGBMHPSVTHPTTDST
Avg1.6971.9591.2440.9160.2420.9440.2100.7560.0700.000
10thp0.0000.0440.0000.0290.0000.0630.0000.0000.0000.000
90thp4.1265.2743.2611.9220.7942.4850.5801.2990.1510.000
Stdev2.0962.2542.8831.7570.3831.1390.3742.6220.1780.002
Prev87.16293.91983.78492.56874.32493.91977.70375.00059.4590.699
From: Dewhirst 35x9 data (not published yet)
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percent abundance
SubPSupPKGBMHPSVTHPTTDNS
Avg0.9280.9600.2790.7720.5860.2270.1460.1230.0520.000
10thp0.0000.0060.0000.0020.0080.0000.0000.0000.0000.000
90thp3.1663.6320.6120.9971.1290.6190.0930.3640.1480.000
Stdev1.6551.9120.7512.5001.6970.5060.5950.2820.1290.000
Prev91.42994.11891.66791.176100.00083.33378.78880.64561.7650.000
Overview: Bacteria of genus Aggregatibacter are moderately abundant in the mouth, making up 2% or less at most oral sites except for the tongue dorsum where they are in very low abundance. Members of the genera Haemophilus and Aggregatibacter are closely related and not always cleanly distinguished using short fragments of the 16S ribosomal RNA gene.

Ecological role/importance in health and disease: The Aggregatibacter species most abundant in the healthy mouth are A. aphrophilus, A. paraphrophilus, A. segnis, and the unnamed A. sp. HMT 458. The species A. actinomycetemcomitans is associated with periodontitis, including aggressive periodontitis, and was part of the "green complex" of Socransky et al. (1998).