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Table 1 16S rRNA gene sequencing analysis and culture method results for the environmental survey of the northern ward

From: Comparison of 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequence analysis and conventional culture in the environmental survey of a hospital

The northern ward Samples 16S rRNA analysis Sequence length1) %, Identity2) Culture method
Nurses’ station System of urinal collection Corynebacterium sp.
Propionibacterium sp.
Neisseria sp.
Staphylococcus sp.
Actinomyces sp.
880
810
786
818
801
100
99
99
100
99
(−)
Personal computer Acinetobacter sp.
Staphylococcus sp.
Corynebacterium sp.
Propionibacterium sp.
810
797
801
794
99
99
99
100
(−)
Faucet Acinetobacter sp.
Serratia sp.
Staphylococcus sp.
884
790
806
99
99
99
(−)
Outlet Acinetobacter sp.
Stenotrophomonas sp.
816
791
99
99
Enterobacter cloacae
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Patient’s room 1 Fence of the bed Staphylococcus sp.
Propionibacterium sp.
Corynebacterium sp.
884
802
817
99
99
99
CNS
Aspirator Acinetobacter sp.
Corynebacterium sp.
Staphylococcus sp.
Neisseria sp.
Bacteroides sp.
Prevotella sp.
Actinomyces sp.
802
794
793
798
819
800
786
99
99
99
100
99
99
99
(−)
Trash box Staphylococcus sp.
Stenotrophomonas sp.
Corynebacterium sp.
805
789
814
99
99
99
CNS
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Asperugirus sp.
Patient’s room 2 Fence of the bed Acinetobacter sp.
Corynebacterium sp.
Klebsiella sp.
Enterocococcus sp.
Fusobacterium sp.
Lactobacillus sp.
Prevotella sp.
823
820
746
738
805
812
794
99
99
99
99
99
99
99
(−)
Intubation tube Acinetobacter sp.
Corynebacterium sp.
Staphylococcus sp.
Stenotrophomonas sp.
Fusobacterium sp.
Lactobacillus sp.
805
882
797
806
802
802
99
99
99
99
99
99
Acinetobacter baumannii
Patient’s room 3 Fence of the bed Staphylococcus sp.
Corynebacterium sp.
Actinomyces sp.
844
889
820
99
99
99
CNS
Intubation tube Acinetobacter sp.
Staphylococcus sp.
Stenotrophomonas sp.
804
836
801
99
99
99
Acinetobacter lwoffii
CNS
Patient’s room 4 Outlet Stenotrophomonas sp. 803 99 Aeromonas hydrophia
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Curtain Staphylococcus sp.
Streptococcus sp.
Neisseria sp.
Corynebacterium sp.
Escherichia sp.
Fusobacterium sp.
773
771
801
798
803
800
99
99
99
99
99
99
(−)
Dirty utility room Urinal surface Escherichia sp. 823 99 (−)
  1. CNS coagulase-negative staphylococci
  2. 1)Length of sequence used in the Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) search
  3. 2)Based on BLAST alignment