TABLE 3

ASV/OTU recall and precision for the high-microbial-biomass mock communitiesa

MethodData set
ZymoKozichSchirmerD’Amore
RecallOverall
precision
(%)
Technical
precision
RecallOverall
precision
(%)
Technical
precision
RecallOverall
precision
(%)
Technical
precision
RecallOverall
precision
(%)
Technical
precision
UCLUST100410951032812540796491
UPARSE10012899520958160987972100
MED10016161004851988695949196
UNOISE10075901005395100731009686100
Deblur100100100956310095761009186100
DADA21004582100399610065969677100
  • a Precision was calculated two ways. The first value counts all unexpected (non-Reference) ASVs/OTUs as false positives, whereas the second value counts only technical noise (Ref Noisy) as false positives.