Technology, Sample Challenges Continue for Clinical NGS, but Becoming More Solvable | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Over the years, laboratories looking to bring next-generation sequencing into the clinic have detailed numerous challenges — from accuracy of the sequencing, sample prep, data interpretation, to turnaround time, among many concerns.

Researchers who spoke during a panel discussion at the Festival of Genomics conference in San Mateo, California this week, said that although these challenges continue to persist, they are more or less solvable as long as you know what the problem is and the correct technology to use to solve it.

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