Table 3

Qualitative comparison of qPCR and clone library sequencing for detecting fungal species in dust samples

Result

No. of cases


Positive detection of a taxon in a sample by both qPCR and clone library sequencing

35

Negative result by both methods

443

Detection by qPCR only (clone library non-detect)

74

Detection by clone library sequencing only (qPCR non-detect)

4


Pitk√§ranta et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:235   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-235

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