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Fig. 3 | BMC Microbiology

Fig. 3

From: Comparison of stool versus rectal swab samples and storage conditions on bacterial community profiles

Fig. 3

Bacterial community composition of stool and subsequent rectal swab samples. The relative abundances of sequences classified to the genus level when possible. Labels indicate sample type (f = stool, s = swab), subject number, sample number and approximate sampling time in hours relative to stool sample collection. For example, s1_4_24 indicates a swab sample from subject 1, sample number 4, collected at approximately 24 h after the stool sample. Please note that sample s1_2_3 is distinct from other subject 1 samples, likely due to contamination from a subject 2 sample. The colors of the horizontal bars above labels correspond to subject color-coding in Fig. 4a

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