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Table 1 Effect of laboratory and sequencing center variables on the probability of contamination

From: Patterns of cross-contamination in a multispecies population genomic project: detection, quantification, impact, and solutions

  LAB- distinct technicians or overlap > 200 days LAB +  same technician, overlap < 200 days
CENTER- distinct shipments 0.00089 [3/3368] 0 [0/360]
CENTER +  same shipment 0.20 [89/451] 0.41 [52/128]
CENTER++ same flowcell 0.32 [78/247] 0.50 [52/104]
CENTER+++ same lane 0.43 [69/159] 0.57 [49/86]
  1. Data are presented as: contamination probability [number of contaminated species pairs/total number of species pairs]