Outbreak Tracking, Infectious Disease Diagnostics Becoming Key Applications for NGS | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In 2011, experts predicted that within five to 10 years, clinical microbiology labs would routinely sequence microbial genomes on a next-generation sequencing instrument, and that it would cost less than €100 ($109) to generate a complete bacterial genome.

Four years later, those predictions are starting to bear fruit.

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