NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche said this week that researchers at the Genome Institute of Singapore have developed a PCR-based approach that is used with the firm's NimbleGen arrays for sequencing the entire genome of any influenza A virus in around 24 hours. According to Roche, the method will enable faster development of diagnostics for any possible new variant and rapidly determine if a strain of DNA has become drug resistant.

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