Table 1

Distribution of Mycobacterium spp., Legionella spp., cyanobacteria, and protozoa a as determined by taxonomic identification of annotated proteins

Domain and organism% of total in:
CHL waterCHM water
Bacteria
    Mycobacterium1.2919.65
    Legionella0.310.09
    Cyanobacterium9.180.88
Eukaryota
    Amoeba0.03<0.001
    Ciliate<0.002<0.002
    Slime mold0.980.02
  • a Members of these protozoan groups are known to harbor Legionella spp. (24).