NIH Team Uses WGS to Track Lethal Bacterial Outbreak in Real Time in Hospital Setting | GenomeWeb

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have used whole-genome sequencing to track an outbreak of drug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in real time, demonstrating that sequencing during an outbreak can lead to changes in patient management to stem the outbreak.

The study, which used the Roche 454 GS FLX instrument, was published today in Science Translational Medicine.

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