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Table 2 Sinthetic reads compared to DecontaMiner, TruePure and FastQScreen detected reads

From: From trash to treasure: detecting unexpected contamination in unmapped NGS data

  Simulated data DecontaMiner TruePurea FastQScreenb
  Read % Valid % Sequences % One hit/one %
  counts   reads   found   genome  
Bacteria 99816 80.28 80527 92.73 975 80.25 13986 86.41
Fungi 2011 1.62 47 0.05 0 0 3 0.02
Viruses 22504 18.1 6263 7.22 240 19.75 2196 13.57
Total 124331 100 86837 100 1215 100 16185 100
  1. aThese are the results on the manually curated input file;
  2. bFor FastQScreen only the hits mapping on a single genome are shown