Table 4. Comparison of microbe identification in three databases for the microbe with the most reads for each subject
Subject GenBank best match ARB best tree position RDP best match
01 Lactobacillus Lactobacillus Lactobacillus
02 Lactobacillus Lactobacillus Lactobacillus
03 Lactobacillus Lactobacillus Lactobacillus
04 Lactobacillus Lactobacillus Lactobacillus
05 Bifidobacterium Hafnia Bifidobacterium
06 Lactobacillus Lactobacillus Lactobacillus
07 Streptococcus Streptococcus Streptococcus
08 Lactobacillus Lactobacillus Lactobacillus
09 Lactobacillus Lactobacillus Lactobacillus
10 Gardnerella Gardnerella Gardnerella
11 Unidentified/uncultured proteobacterium Pseudomonas Pseudomonas
12 Unidentified/uncultured proteobacterium Pseudomonas Pseudomonas
13 Unidentified/uncultured proteobacterium Pseudomonas Pseudomonas
21 Unidentified/uncultured proteobacterium Pseudomonas Pseudomonas
22 Prevotella Prevotella Prevotella
41 Lactobacillus Lactobacillus Lactobacillus
42 Streptococcus Pseudomonas Streptococcus
43 Uncultured bacterium Eubacterium Uncultured bacterium
44 Lactobacillus Lactobacillus Lactobacillus
45 Lactobacillus Lactobacillus Lactobacillus
  • ARB, the “arbor” small subunit rDNA sequence database; RDP, Ribosomal Database Project.