Researchers from the Netherlands report on efforts to quickly detect gut microbial community contributors to antibiotic resistance in human pathogens with the Oxford Nanopore Technologies MinION nanopore sequencer. With a functional metagenomic and nanopore sequencing workflow dubbed poreFUME, the team mapped these gut resistomes in fecal samples collected over time from a patient treated with multiple antibiotics in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Utrecht.

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