NEW YORK, June 17-Agencourt said today that its researchers, working with scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, had sequenced the genome of Rickettsia siberica, one of the bacteria that cause typhoid fevers.
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Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.
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