Items Tagged ‘metagenomics’

September 3, 2019

Shotgun metagenomics: A promising new method toward diagnosing infections

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Article by Christoph Bahn This article originally appeared on Mayo Clinic Laboratories Insights. Shotgun metagenomic sequencing (aka “shotgun metagenomics”) is a revolutionary new way to detect infectious organisms. Currently, this technology is undergoing validation for clinical testing in Mayo Clinic’s Clinical Microbiology Laboratory. By sequencing all of the DNA (or RNA in some instances) in […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, diagnostic testing, Dr. Matthew Abdel, Dr. Robin Patel, genomics, infections, joint replacements, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, medical research, metagenomics, microrganisms


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