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Table 2 16S rRNA gene sequencing analysis and culture method results for an environmental survey of the bathroom of the southern ward

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

Samples 16S rRNA analysis Sequence length1) %, Identity2) Culture method
Shower head Sphingomonas sp.
Methylobacterium sp.
826
829
99
100
(−)
Faucet 1 Acinetobacter sp. 721 99 Fungus
Faucet 2 Acinetobacter sp. 661 99 Acinetobacter baumannii
Bath chair Acinetobacter sp. 803 99 Acinetobacter baumannii
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Outlet of the bathtub Acinetobacter sp. 804 100 Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Handrail Acinetobacter sp. 760 99 Acinetobacter baumannii
Outlet of the bathroom Acinetobacter sp.
Non Tb Mycobacterium sp.
714
736
100
99
Acinetobacter baumannii
  1. Tb tuberculosis
  2. 1)Length of sequence used in Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) search
  3. 2)Based on BLAST alignment