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Table 1 Genus-level classification accuracy for three simulated metagenomes

From: Kraken: ultrafast metagenomic sequence classification using exact alignments

  HiSeq MiSeq simBA-5
Classifier Precision Sensitivity Precision Sensitivity Precision Sensitivity
Megablast 99.03 79.00 92.44 75.76 96.93 93.67
NBC 82.33 82.33 77.78 77.78 97.64 97.64
PhymmBL 79.14 79.14 76.21 76.21 96.11 96.11
PhymmBL65 99.13 73.95 92.47 73.03 99.08 95.45
Kraken 99.20 77.15 94.71 73.46 99.90 91.25
Kraken-Q 99.12 76.31 94.69 70.41 99.92 89.54
MiniKraken 99.44 66.12 97.41 67.95 99.95 65.87
MiniKraken-Q 99.36 65.67 97.32 65.84 99.98 65.31
Kraken-GB 99.51 93.75 98.48 86.23 99.48 91.13