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Table 2 Diversity of bacteria isolated and identified by 16S rRNA gene sequencing

From: Persistence of microbial communities including Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a hospital environment: a potential health hazard

  Samples showing fluorescence by month and year Organisms isolated (number of strains)
Month/Year F 10 A 10 J 10 O 10 D 10 F 11 M 11 J 11 S 11  
Sink 3 6 4 4 7 16 8 9 10 Acinetobacter pittii
Bacillus aryabhattai
Citrobacter braakii
Citrobacter freundii
Enterococcus faecalis
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (10)
Pseudomonas beteli*
Pseudomonas hibiscicola
Pseudomonas monteilii
Pseudomonas mosselii
Pseudomonas plecoglossicida
Pseudomonas putida
Pseudomonas taiwanensis
Serratia nematodiphila
Sphingobium yanoikuyae (2)
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (3)
Stenotrophomonas rhizophila
Tap - 3 3 5 9 5 8 7 7 Citrobacter braakii
Enterococcus faecalis (2)
Erwinia aphidicola
Neisseria subflava
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (16)
Pseudomonas hibiscicola
Pseudomonas monteilii
Serratia nematodiphila (2)
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (6)
Shower (Handrail) 1 1 2 1 1 1 - 2 - Pseudomonas aeruginosa (2)
Pseudomonas plecoglossicida
Pseudomonas monteilii
Hand Gel (soap) - - 1 - 3 - - - - Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Pseudomonas beteli*
Shewanella oneidensis
Citrobacter freundii
Workbench/ S. countertop 1 1 - 4 - - 1 - - Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Pseudomonas beteli*
Tray - - 2 - 2 - - - 2 Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Bedside Table 1 - 2 - 1 - - - - Pseudomonas aeruginosa (2)
Pseudomonas beteli*
Pseudomonas monteilii
Bedside equipment - - - - - - - 1 - Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Table (work/meal) - 1 - - - - 1 - 1 Pseudomonas alcaligenes
Pseudomonas putida
  1. (*- bacterial species isolated in different equipment).