Using the 3% genetic distance, we observed no clustering of samples according to total stool microbial communities based on disease status of the sample donor using either the unweighted measure Jaccard similarity (A) or the weighted Theta<sub>YC</sub> distance (B).

<p>Using the 3% genetic distance, we observed no clustering of samples according to total stool microbial communities based on disease status of the sample donor using either the unweighted measure Jaccard similarity (A) or the weighted Theta<sub>YC</sub> distance (B).</p>