DNA test is diagnosing infectious disease
Doctors at the University of California, San Francisco, are using technology called "Next-Generation sequencing" to diagnose patients with infectious disease. The test works by detecting all the DNA present in clinical samples, instead of targeting a single infectious agent at a time. This is another great example of the advances being made in sequencing technology and the uses that are saving lives.
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posted on June 13, 2014