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Table 1 Bacterial species found across the 30 sampled dishwasher rubber seals

From: The dishwasher rubber seal acts as a reservoir of bacteria in the home environment

Phylum Class Genus Species Dishwasher
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Proteobacteria Alphaproteobacteria Rhizobium radiobacter                      x     x      
  Ochrobactrum sp.   x         x                     
  Brevundimonas diminuta                      x          
  Roseomonas cervicalis       x                x          
  Sphingomonas mucosissima                      x          
   paucimobilis                          x x     
Betaproteobacteria Achromobacter insolitus           x                     
  Comamonas aquatica       x                         
Gammaproteobacteria Acinetobacter calcoaceticus   x     x        x                  
   junii     x                           
   ursingii                  x              
  Acinetobacter sp.       x           x x              
  Pseudomonas aeruginosa x x            x    x      x     x      
   pseudoalcaligenes x        x            x x      x      
   stutzeri         x               x         
  Pseudomonas sp.     x   x              x   x          
  Cronobacter sakazakii              x           x        
  Enterobacter sp.   x   x   x       x                   
  Escherichia sp. x      x     x    x       x    x         
  Escherichia hermannii              x                  
  Klebsiella oxytoca x x         x                     
   pneumoniae   x     x        x     x              
  Pantoea agglomerans              x                  
  Raoultella ornithinolytica   x    x        x                   
  Stenotrophomonas maltophilia x x    x x   x   x        x    x x x         
Firmicutes Bacilli Bacillus amyloliquefaciens               x         x     x     
   cereus group x x x x x x   x x x x     x x x x x   x   x x x x x x x x
   circulans                  x              
   firmus          x                      
   flexus    x    x x   x x x      x x x   x x    x    x    x
   horneckiae      x     x                      
   licheniformis           x                     
   pumilus          x   x      x x         x x     
   safensis       x           x          x      
   subtilis group    x x x x   x    x        x      x x x x x    x
  Bacillus sp.    x x   x    x x x   x    x x x   x    x   x    x   
  Brevibacillus parabrevis     x       x                     
  Paenibacillus sp. x   x x x     x         x       x x   x x x x  
  Staphylococcus pasteuri           x                     
   saprophyticus                x        x    x x     
   succinus                         x       
  Staphylococcus sp.     x   x                    x      
  Kurthia gibsonii       x       x        x            
  Lysinibacillus fusiformis      x      x        x          x x x   
  Exiguobacterium sp.     x   x     x   x        x x   x    x      x
  Aerococcus viridans                x     x            
  Aerococcus sp.                x     x            
  Enterococcus casseliflavus x x     x            x x x   x x    x      
   faecium                  x   x            
Clostridia Clostridium xylanolyticum           x                     
Bacterioidetes Flavobacteria Chryseobacterium sp.   x   x   x     x                     
  Flavobacterium lindanitolerans                       x         
Sphingobacteria Sphingobacterium multivorum                           x     
Actinobacteria Actinobacteria Aeromicrobium sp.       x                         
  Gordonia bronchialis                x                
   paraffinivorans       x                 x      x    
   polyisoprenivorans                x                
   terrae                        x        
  Brachybacterium sp.                          x      
  Brevibacterium casei                x     x    x x       x  
   sanguinus                              x  
  Corynebacterium sp.                     x           
  Kocuria kristinae   x                             
   rhizophila                              x  
  Microbacterium aurum                            x    
   lacticum        x                        
   oxydans      x         x                  
  Microbacterium sp.           x                     
  Micrococcus luteus        x    x x       x    x      x x x    x
  Micrococcus sp.       x x         x      x       x     x
  Cellulosimicrobium cellulans                      x x      x    
  Naumannella halotolerans               x