Table 2 Differences by collection-processing method in phyla and OTU counts (WEHI and BCM data sets). No collection-processing method had significantly different phyla in the WEHI data set.

From: Influence of fecal collection conditions and 16S rRNA gene sequencing at two centers on human gut microbiota analysis

Method comparison # OTUs different (WEHI) # phyla different (BCM) # OTUs different (BCM)
A-D 1 1 26
B-D 0 0 0
C-D 0 0 0
B-A 0 2 51
C-A 5 1 25
C-B 0 0 0
  1. Wald test for absolute value of log2 (fold change) > 1 with Benjamini-Hochberg adjusted p-value < 0.05.