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Table 3 Qualitative comparison of qPCR and clone library sequencing for detecting fungal species in dust samples

From: Molecular profiling of fungal communities in moisture damaged buildings before and after remediation - a comparison of culture-dependent and culture-independent methods

Result No. of cases
Positive detection of a taxon in a sample by both qPCR and clone library sequencing 35
Negative result by both methods 443
Detection by qPCR only (clone library non-detect) 74
Detection by clone library sequencing only (qPCR non-detect) 4