Münster Team Sequences Klebsiella Outbreak on Ion Torrent PGM, Enables Development of PCR Test | GenomeWeb

By Monica Heger

This story was originally published Aug. 16.

The University of Münster team that was among the first to sequence the Escherichia coli strain responsible for the recent European outbreak has now used the Ion Torrent PGM to sequence a multidrug-resistant strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae that has infected more than 80 patients at the Maasstad Hospital in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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