SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb) – In the summer of 2014, more than 100 people across 24 US states came down with a Salmonella enterica infection. While standard methods for identifying the cause of the outbreak — surveys of patients to see if they had any common exposures and pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) — identified contaminated chicken as a likely cause, it wasn't until researchers included whole-genome sequencing that they were able to be more confident in their conclusion and even pinpoint the specific company that had the contaminated chicken.

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