NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – As organ transplant patients are treated with immunosuppressant and antiviral drugs, their virome undergoes certain changes, as researchers led by Stanford University's Stephen Quake determined through sequencing cell-free DNA from patient plasma and reported in Cell today.

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