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Table 4 Codes used for swab/biopsy sites

From: Species-level bacterial community profiling of the healthy sinonasal microbiome using Pacific Biosciences sequencing of full-length 16S rRNA genes

Swabs Biopsies
Code Site Code Site
A Nasal vestibule B Head of inferior turbinate tissue
C Middle meatus D Uncinate process tissue
E Maxillary sinus F Maxillary sinus tissue
G Ethmoid culture (deep to ethmoid bulla) H Ethmoid tissue (deep to ethmoid bulla)
I Superior meatus J Sphenoethmoidal recess tissue
K Sphenoid L Sphenoid tissue