TABLE 1

Samples included in the studya

DiseaseAbbreviationSample typeNo. of samples subjected to:
Microbial enrichmentShotgun sequencing
Acute myeloid leukemiaAMLBone marrow (sorted cells)9
B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemiaB-CLLBlood/bone marrow (sorted cells)9
B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemiaBCP-ALLBone marrow8
Basal cell carcinomaBCCTumor biopsy specimens1111
Bladder cancerTumor biopsy specimens7
Breast cancer (ductal/lobular)Tumor biopsy specimens1720
Ascitic fluid11
Chronic myelogenous leukemiaCMLBone marrow (sorted cells)10
Colon cancerTumor biopsy specimens312
Blood8
Ascitic fluid1
Lymphoma/myelomaCell lines12
Malignant melanomaTumor biopsy specimens1010
Mycosis fungoides (cutaneous T-cell lymphoma)MycosisTumor biopsy specimens1111
Oropharyngeal/oral cavity cancerOralTumor biopsy specimens109
Ovarian cancerAscitic fluid35
Pancreatic cancerAscitic fluid2
T-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemiaT-ALLBone marrow (nonsorted/sorted cells)11
Testicular cancer (sem/non-sem)TestisTumor biopsy specimens205
Vulva cancerVulvaTumor biopsy specimens3
Total no. of sample types and samples20143107
  • a The diseases, sample types, and number of samples included are shown.