Thiocapsa Details: NCBI 1056, gram-negative or unknown [genus]

| Amoebobacter| Amoebobacter Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Guyoneaud et al. 1998| Thiocapsa| Thiocapsa Winogradsky 1888 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Guyoneaud et al. 1998

  1. Environmental Bacteria:

    • Thiocapsa species are primarily environmental bacteria and are not typically associated with causing diseases in humans.
  2. Photosynthetic Capability:

    • Thiocapsa bacteria are capable of anoxygenic photosynthesis, a form of photosynthesis that does not produce oxygen. Instead, they use various sulfur compounds as electron donors in the photosynthetic process.
  3. Role in Sulfur Cycling:

    • Thiocapsa bacteria play a role in sulfur cycling in their respective environments. They are involved in the oxidation of sulfur compounds, contributing to the transformation of sulfur in the ecosystem.
  4. Potential Biotechnological Applications:

    • Some bacteria with sulfur metabolism capabilities, including Thiocapsa species, may have potential biotechnological applications. For example, their ability to use sulfur compounds in photosynthesis could be explored for certain industrial or environmental purposes.
  5. Limited Interaction with Humans:

    • The interaction between Thiocapsa bacteria and humans is typically indirect and related to their ecological functions in the environment. There is no well-documented evidence to suggest that Thiocapsa has direct health impacts on humans.

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Lab Reporting

Different labs use different software to read the sample. See this post for more details.
One lab may say you have none, another may say you have a lot! - This may be solely due to the software they are using to estimate.
We deem lab specific values using values from the KM method for each specific lab to be the most reliable.

Desired Levels Suggestions for Thiocapsa

Using Kaltoft-Moldrup Heuristic Using uploaded data for Thiocapsa

Lab Low and High are calculated using the formula that most labs use: Mean - 2 Standard Deviation to Mean + 2 Standard Deviation

These are values that are computed from lab specific samples (Patent Pending)
LabKM LowKM Percentile LowKM HighKM Percentile HighLab LowLab HighMean MedianStandard DeviationBox Plot LowBox Plot High
* 6 7.7 %ile 70 0.7 %ile 0 70 24.6 18 23.2 6 70
biomesight 10 0 %ile 110 98.1 %ile 0 92 30.5 20 31.4 20 60
thryve 1 0 %ile 578 100 %ile 0 152 31.2 20 61.6 6 42
Lab Suggestions for Thiocapsa
Thiocapsa (NCBI 1056) per million
Low Boundary High Boundary Low Boundary %age High Boundary %age Lab Samples
Statistic by Lab Source for Thiocapsa
These desired values are reported from the lab reports
Lab Frequency Seen Average Standard Deviation Sample Count Lab Samples
BiomeSight 26.798 %   0.003 %  0.003 % 749.0 2795
BiomeSightRdp 24.324 %   0.003 %  0.002 % 9.0 37
CerbaLab 66.667 %   0.001 %  0 % 2.0 3
Medivere 42.857 %   0.001 %  0.001 % 3.0 7
Thryve 8.087 %   0.003 %  0.006 % 112.0 1385

Symptoms Associated with Thiocapsa From Citizen Science Studies

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MagnitudeImpactSymptom
1 Reduces General: Fatigue
1 Increases Post-exertional malaise: Inappropriate loss of physical and mental stamina,
1 Increases Sleep: Unrefreshed sleep
1 Reduces Neurological-Sleep: Chaotic diurnal sleep rhythms (Erratic Sleep)
1 Increases General: Myalgia (pain)
1 Increases Neurological: Impairment of concentration
1 Increases Neurological: Short-term memory issues
1 Increases Neurological: Disorientation
1 Increases Neurological: Difficulty processing information (Understanding)
1 Reduces Neurological-Vision: inability to focus eye/vision
1 Reduces Neurological-Audio: hypersensitivity to noise
1 Reduces Autonomic Manifestations: Orthostatic intolerance
1 Increases Autonomic Manifestations: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)
1 Increases Autonomic Manifestations: nausea
1 Increases Autonomic Manifestations: irritable bowel syndrome
1 Reduces Autonomic Manifestations: urinary frequency dysfunction
1 Reduces Autonomic Manifestations: bladder dysfunction
1 Increases Autonomic Manifestations: palpitations
1 Reduces Autonomic Manifestations: exertional dyspnea
1 Increases Post-exertional malaise: General
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine Manifestations: sweating episodes
1 Increases Neuroendocrine Manifestations: cold extremities
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine Manifestations: marked weight change
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine Manifestations: abnormal appetite
1 Increases Neuroendocrine Manifestations: loss of adaptability
1 Increases Neuroendocrine Manifestations: worsening of symptoms with stress.
1 Increases Immune Manifestations: tender lymph nodes
1 Increases Immune Manifestations: recurrent flu-like symptoms
1 Increases Immune Manifestations: general malaise
1 Reduces Immune Manifestations: medication sensitivities.
1 Reduces Onset: Sudden
1 Reduces Infection: Lyme
1 Increases Virus: Epstein-Barr virus
1 Increases Infection: Mycoplasma
1 Reduces Comorbid: Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
1 Reduces Comorbid: Hypothyroidism
1 Increases Neurological: Neuropathy
1 Reduces Neurological: Dysautonomia
1 Increases Neurological: Myoclonic jerks or seizures
1 Increases Neuroendocrine Manifestations: Excessive adrenaline
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine Manifestations: Paraesthesia (tingling burning of skin)
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine Manifestations: Muscle weakness
1 Increases Neurological: Cognitive/Sensory Overload
1 Increases Neurological: Slowed speech
1 Increases Neurological-Sleep: Vivid Dreams/Nightmares
1 Increases Immune Manifestations: Abdominal Pain
1 Reduces Immune Manifestations: Constipation
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine Manifestations: Air Hunger
1 Increases Neurological: Difficulty reading
1 Reduces Neurological: Joint hypermobility
1 Increases Onset: less than 02 years since onset
1 Reduces Onset: less than 04 years since onset
1 Reduces Onset: less than 32 years since onset
1 Reduces Neurological-Sleep: Night Sweats
1 Increases Neurological: High degree of Empathy before onset
1 Increases Neuroendocrine Manifestations: Dry Eye (Sicca or Sjogren Syndrome)
1 Increases Comorbid-Mouth: Dry Mouth
1 Reduces Infection: Parasite - Other
1 Reduces Comorbid: Mold Sensitivity / Exposure
1 Reduces Neurological-Vision: Blurred Vision
1 Increases Virus: Human Herpesvirus 6 positive (HHV6)
1 Reduces Immune Manifestations: Hair loss
1 Reduces Immune Manifestations: Thick blood / Hypercoagulation
1 Reduces Neurological-Sleep: Inability for deep (delta) sleep
1 Increases Comorbid-Mouth: Gingivits / Gum Disease
1 Increases Comorbid-Mouth: Bruxism - Jaw cleanching / Teeth grinding
1 Increases Autonomic Manifestations: Cortisol disorders or irregularity
1 Increases Comorbid: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
1 Reduces Comorbid: Restless Leg
1 Reduces Asymptomatic: No Health Issues
1 Reduces Comorbid: Histamine or Mast Cell issues
1 Increases Neurological: Executive Decision Making (Difficulty making)
1 Increases Neuroendocrine Manifestations: Rapid muscular fatiguability
1 Increases Gender: Male
1 Reduces Gender: Female
1 Increases Onset: 2010-2020
1 Reduces Onset: 2000-2010
1 Reduces Age: 50-60
1 Increases Sleep: Waking up early in the morning (e.g. 3 AM)
1 Increases Pain: Pain or aching in muscles
1 Increases Pain: Joint pain
1 Increases Pain: Eye pain
1 Reduces Pain: Aching of the eyes or behind the eyes
1 Reduces Pain: Myofascial pain
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine: Lost or gained weight without trying
1 Increases Neuroendocrine: Lack of appetite
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine: Cold limbs (e.g. arms, legs hands)
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine: Feeling hot or cold for no reason
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine: Feeling like you have a high temperature
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine: Alcohol intolerance
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine: Temperature fluctuations throughout the day
1 Reduces Immune: Recurrent Sore throat
1 Reduces Immune: Flu-like symptoms
1 Reduces Immune: Sensitivity to smell/food/medication/chemicals
1 Reduces Immune: Viral infections with prolonged recovery periods
1 Reduces Other: Sensitivity to mold
1 Reduces Other: Sensitivity to vibrations
1 Increases Autonomic: Nausea
1 Increases Autonomic: Heart rate increase after standing
1 Increases Neurocognitive: Problems remembering things
1 Increases Neurocognitive: Difficulty paying attention for a long period of time
1 Increases Neurocognitive: Difficulty understanding things
1 Increases Neurocognitive: Unable to focus vision and/or attention
1 Increases Neurocognitive: Absent-mindedness or forgetfulness
1 Increases Post-exertional malaise: Post-exertional malaise
1 Increases Post-exertional malaise: Next-day soreness after everyday activities
1 Reduces Official Diagnosis: Autism
1 Reduces Official Diagnosis: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
1 Reduces Official Diagnosis: Autoimmune Disease
1 Increases Official Diagnosis: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME)
1 Increases Official Diagnosis: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
1 Reduces Joint: Stiffness and swelling
1 Reduces Joint: Tenderness
1 Reduces Comorbid-Mouth: Mouth Sores
1 Reduces General: Depression
1 Reduces Neuroendocrine Manifestations: Painful menstrual periods
1 Increases Official Diagnosis: Fibromyalgia
1 Reduces Official Diagnosis: Mast Cell Dysfunction
1 Increases Comorbid-Mouth: Ulcers (mouth)
1 Increases Comorbid: Carbohydrate intolerance
1 Reduces Comorbid: Methylation issues (MTHFR)
1 Increases Autonomic: Ocassional Tachycardia (Rapid heart beat)
1 Reduces Blood Type: O Positive
1 Reduces Blood Type: A Positive
1 Reduces Comorbid: Salicylate sensitive
1 Reduces General: Heavy feeling in arms and legs
1 Reduces Comorbid: Sugars cause sleep or cognitive issues
1 Reduces Comorbid: Constipation and Explosions (not diarrohea)
1 Increases Comorbid: Constipation and Diarrohea (not explosions)
1 Reduces Official Diagnosis: Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
1 Increases Comorbid: Sleep Apnea Diagnosis
1 Increases Comorbid: Migraine
1 Increases Official Diagnosis: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Racing heart
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Shortness of breath
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Upset stomach
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Abdomen pain
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Weight change
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Dizziness
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Ringing in the Ears
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Night sweats
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Hot or Cold spells
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Tingling feeling
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Abnormal sensitivity to light
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Eye pain
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Rash
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Chemical sensitivity
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Muscle weakness
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Feel unsteady on feet
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Difficulty staying asleep
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Absent-mindedness
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Difficulty reasoning things out
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Difficulty following things
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Difficulty comprehending Information
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Frequently loose train of thought
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Difficulty retaining information
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Difficulty recalling information
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Frequently get words or numbers in the wrong order
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Concern with driving
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Anxiety/tension
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Easily irritated
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Does physical activity make you feel better
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Does physical activity make you feel worse
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Fatigue
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Sore Throat
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Pain in Multiple Joints without Swelling or Redness
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Impaired Memory & concentration
1 Reduces DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Nausea
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Sensitivity to Alcohol
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Unrefreshing Sleep, that is waking up feeling tired
1 Increases DePaul University Fatigue Questionnaire : Headaches
1 Reduces Condition: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
1 Reduces Condition: Acne
1 Increases Condition: Generalized anxiety disorder
1 Increases Condition: ME/CFS with IBS
1 Reduces Condition: ME/CFS without IBS
1 Increases Physical: Tonsils removed
1 Reduces Physical: Northern European
1 Reduces Physical: Eastern European
1 Increases Physical: Long term (chronic) stress
1 Reduces Physical: Breastfed
1 Increases Physical: Pets
1 Increases Physical: Good Air Quality
1 Reduces Physical: Organic Diet
1 Reduces Physical: Work-Sitting
1 Increases Physical: Steps Per Day < 2000
1 Increases Physical: Steps Per Day 4000-8000
1 Reduces Physical: Steps Per Day 8000-16000
1 Increases Neuroendocrine Manifestations: Poor gut motility
1 Reduces Autism: High Functioning
1 Increases Official Diagnosis: Hypercholesterolemia (High Cholesterol)
1 Reduces Official Diagnosis: COVID19 (Long Hauler)
1 Increases Immune Manifestations: Chronic Flatus / Flatulence / gas
1 Reduces Neurocognitive: Aphantasia ( inability to visualize mental images)
1 Reduces Official Diagnosis: COVID19 (Fully Recovered)
1 Reduces General: Anhedonia (inability to feel pleasure)

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