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Table 3 Alpha diversity indexes from neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) room and fecal samples

From: Microbes in the neonatal intensive care unit resemble those found in the gut of premature infants

Infant Shannon Simpson Chao 1
  1 2 1 2 1 2
Surfaces 8.42848 8.76498 0.997065 0.997677 42,978.9 47,467.2
Electronics 8.36375 8.27527 0.996905 0.996620 45,519.9 33,602.8
Incubators 8.11070 8.76042 0.996291 0.997674 30,216.9 76,196.9
Sinks 8.29052 8.82959 0.996676 0.997687 41,104.6 96,694.1
Hands 7.56186 8.60501 0.993397 0.997322 27,708.1 89,233.5
Tubes 5.06097 5.20681 0.961848 0.963895 1,756.60 1,828.00
Fecal 1.71097 2.10295 0.640741 0.747619 9.70000 13.7000