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Fig. 8 | BMC Microbiology

Fig. 8

From: Laboratory contamination in airway microbiome studies

Fig. 8

Taxonomic distribution in Salmonella dilution series (SDS) after removal of Decontam contaminants (prevalence-based). 109 out of 235 operational taxonomic units (OTUs) in the SDS dataset were identified as contaminants and removed (user defined threshold = 0.5). At the default threshold, only 34 out of 235 OTUs in the dataset were identified as contaminants (figure not drawn). Taxonomic rank is described using prefixes (f__: family, g__: genus). Data unrarefied

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