A genomic day in the life of a clinical microbiology laboratory

S. Wesley Long, Dawn Williams, Chandni Valson, Concepcion C. Cantu, Patricia Cernoch, James M. Musser, Randall J. Olsen

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Next-generation sequencing technology is available to many clinical laboratories; however, it is not yet widely used in routine microbiology practice. To demonstrate the feasibility of using whole-genome sequencing in a routine clinical microbiology workflow, we sequenced the genome of every organism isolated in our laboratory for 1 day.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1272-1277
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)


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