Table 2 Specimen Classification Detailsa.

From: Comprehensive evaluation of complex polymicrobial specimens using next generation sequencing and standard microbiological culture

SpecimenTotalReportedNGS16SStandard mediabStudy mediacBRLoaddComplexitye
BAL01412143  
BAL022356101717 High
BAL03823576  
BAL04734544  
BAL05512243  
BAL06101000Low 
BAL07100010Low 
BAL08214532010 High
BAL09204871713 High
BAL101026298 High
BAL11200020Low 
BAL12403010Low 
BAL13112821110 High
BAL141043496 High
BAL15400122Low 
BAL16174871212 High
BAL171326295 High
BAL18000000Low 
BAL192241082017 High
BAL20154751311 High
  1. aNumber of unique CRCs in each category is specified.
  2. bBA and CA.
  3. cBR, CNA, LKV, and SSA.
  4. dLow bacterial load = no bacteria reported from standard culture.
  5. eHigh complexity = 10 or more CRCs identified in a specimen.