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Table 1 Indicator species for building and debris categories

From: Microbial biogeography of a university campus

Category Category info Organism Indicator value Median sequences
Building Blackberry 1 Deinococcus 0.99 12
Hymenobacter 0.81 10
Nocardiaceae 0.79 200
Williamsia 0.70 354
Blackberry 2 Chloroflexi 0.89 64
Frankiaceae 0.77 49
St. Jerome’s Clostridium bowmanii 0.73 153
Debris presence Yes Bacillales 0.70 14
  Geodermatophilaceae 0.70 14
No Corynebacterium 0.73 51
Rothia dentocariosa 0.71 11
Streptococcus 0.71 236
Propionibacterium acnes 0.71 74
  1. All p values <0.001. Included significant indicators with indicator value >0.7 and median number of sequences >10. No other buildings had indicator species that met the threshold