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Table 1 Most relevant bacterial species for classification of the gut microbiota sample shown in Fig. 1

From: Interpretation of microbiota-based diagnostics by explaining individual classifier decisions

Species name IS-pro peak(s) Presence Relevance Common habitat
Alistipes putredinis 235 + 0.43 Gut
Alistipes finegoldii 396 + 0.4 Gut
  231 + 0.33 Gut
Lachnospiraceae sp. 605 + 0.25 Gut
Bacteroides fragilis 537 + 0.22 Gut
Staphylococcus epidermidis 313 0.2 Skin
Odoribacter splanchnicus 307 + 0.18 Gut
Bacteroides sp. 549 + 0.16 Gut
Prevotella sp. 438 + 0.15 Gut
Lachnospiraceae sp. 491 + 0.15 Gut
Alistipes finegoldii 230 −0.14 Gut
Bacteroides vulgatus 478 + 0.14 Gut
Streptococcus mitis 296 0.13 Skin
Sutterella wadsworthensis 661 + 0.12 Gut
unclassified Bacteroidete 455 + 0.09 Gut
unclassified Proteobacterium 932 + 0.09
Escherichia coli 735/828 + 0.08 Gut
unclassified Firmicute 558 + 0.07 Gut
  1. ’+’ and’-’ indicate whether a peak is present or absent in a sample, and needs to be coupled with the relevance value for interpretation. Ranking is based on absolute relevance values; Classification was done by a linear SVM