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Table 1 Correlation of bacterial species between vagina and penile skin and male urethra from couples with bacterial vaginosis and couples without bacterial vaginosis in cross sectional study by Zozaya et al. [39] Only the top 13 most correlated species are shown

From: Differential sexual network connectivity offers a parsimonious explanation for population-level variations in the prevalence of bacterial vaginosis: a data-driven, model-supported hypothesis

  Vagina-Penile Skin Vagina-Male Urethra
Rho a Rho a
Couples with BV (n = 65)
 Megasphaera2 0.549 0.085
 Pv.123-f2–42 0.537 0.584
 Pv.123-f-110 0.482 0.448
 BVAB1 0.477 0.153
 P.bivia 0.422 0.510
 Prevotella 0.421 0.402
 Gardnerella 0.419 0.324
 Aerococcus 0.413 0.421
 Pv.123-b-95 0.411 0.239
 L.iners 0.399 0.215
 Porphyromonas 0.399 0.105
 Sneathia 0.376 0.258
 Leptotrichia 0.371 0.376
Couples without BV (n = 31)
 Pv.123-f-82 0.504 −0.033
 Dialister 0.443 0.240
 L.crispatus 0.391 −0.084
 L.jensenii 0.384 −0.259
 Lactobacillus sp. 0.327 0.284
 Pv.123-b-46 0.280 0.379
 Streptococcus 0.221 0.179
 U.urealyticum 0.156 −0.071
 L.helveticus 0.142 0.223
 L.gasseri 0.125 −0.133
 Peptoniphilus 0.049 −0.023
 Gardnerella 0.034 −0.146
 L.iners −0.020 0.043
  1. aRhos in bold indicate a P-value of < 0.05