Ion Torrent vs. MiSeq: E. coli Sequencing Kicks off Desktop Sequencer Comparison | GenomeWeb

By Monica Heger

This article has been updated from a version posted July 1 to clarify that the 454 assembly was the first to determine that the outbreak strain had acquired a phage genome that produces the Shiga toxin.

The Escherichia coli outbreak in Europe has not only served as a proof of concept for the potential role of next-gen sequencing in public health but is also providing an opportunity to compare competing platforms in this rapidly evolving market.

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