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Table 1 Stool temperature storage conditions

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

Storage Condition Number (SC#) Temperature Conditions
1 Immediately frozen -80 °C
2 Held overnight at 4 °C, then frozen -80 °C
3 48 h at 4 °C, then frozen -80 °C
4 Immediately frozen -20 °C for 24 h, 1 thaw cycle, frozen at -80 °C
5 Immediately frozen -20 °C for 24 h, 1st thaw, frozen -20 °C, 2nd thaw, frozen at -80 °C