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Next generation sequencing saves 14 year old boy

Dr. Charles Chiu, at UC San Francisco, used next generation sequencing to save the life of a 14 year old boy.  The fast diagnosis and successful treatment of the teenager came only 48 hours after sequencing was started.  To read more on the UCSF website, go to:

http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2014/06/114946/faster-dna-sleuthing-saves-critically-ill-boy

Retta Beery posted on June 05, 2014