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Table 3 Location-wise persistent microbial taxa of the ISS environmental surfaces

From: Succession and persistence of microbial communities and antimicrobial resistance genes associated with International Space Station environmental surfaces

Microbial taxa Domain Flight 1 Flight 2 Flight 3 Location BSL level
Acinetobacter baumannii Bacteria 1340 1279 1039 5 2
Enterobacter cloacae Bacteria 4774 4937 5876 5 2
Escherichia coli Bacteria 11,300 10,766 17,905 5 1
Klebsiella pneumoniae Bacteria 6476 6856 23,873 5 2
Pantoea agglomerans Bacteria 28,842 30,016 10,467 5 1
Pantoea ananatis Bacteria 34,829 39,399 41,268 5 1
Pantoea conspicua Bacteria 571,313 568,170 6544 5 1
Pantoea dispersa Bacteria 1053 1220 3718 5 1
Pantoea sp. 3.5.1 Bacteria 48,025 51,212 927 5 1
Pantoea sp. AS-PWVM4 Bacteria 944 1031 1973 5 1
Pantoea sp. At-9b Bacteria 1027 1072 4879 5 1
Pantoea sp. OV426 Bacteria 6174 6797 1475 5 1
Pantoea sp. OXWO6B1 Bacteria 1336 1400 13,885 5 1
Pantoea stewartii Bacteria 1402 1388 3807 5 1
Pantoea vagans Bacteria 8073 8819 48,922 5 1
Salmonella enterica Bacteria 3399 3634 11,539 5 2
Shigella sonnei Bacteria 1537 1738 1793 5 2
Staphylococcus saprophyticus Bacteria 1181 60,572 1487 7 1
Aspergillus niger Fungi 62,208 1428 7522 1 1
Penicillium camemberti Fungi 5609 19,577 3341 3 1
Penicillium chrysogenum Fungi 22,685 65,566 2119 3 1
Penicillium nordicum Fungi 6330 20,672 878 3 1
Penicillium rubens Fungi 4341 384,342 212,282 2 1
Penicillium rubens Fungi 185,166 529,688 17,693 3 1
Penicillium rubens Fungi 192,495 11,834 1513 8 1
Rhodotorula sp. JG-1b Fungi 7613 77,458 400,490 2 1