TABLE 4.

Comparison results for testing whether or not two spore samples were cultured under the same conditions

Water sample no./medium/lot IDNo. of false inconsistent decisions (no. of comparisons) using:
Same water/medium/lot sporesDifferent water/medium/lot spores
1/LB/819278-2 & 823252-30 (10)7 (447)
1/SSA/1504927 (153)81 (3,624)
1/SSM/1436311 (15)92 (942)
1/SSM/1504923 (28)40 (453)
2/SSA/1504920 (15)6 (1,338)
3/SSA/1504921 (15)0 (1,320)
4/SSA/1504920 (15)3 (1,302)
5/SSA/1504920 (15)31 (1,314)
Total12 (266)260 (10,740)