Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Mass seq of MRSA with NGS

Omics! Omics!: A plethora of MRSA sequences

chanced on the above

Harris SR, Feil EJ, Holden MT, Quail MA, Nickerson EK, Chantratita N, Gardete S, Tavares A, Day N, Lindsay JA, Edgeworth JD, de Lencastre H, Parkhill J, Peacock SJ, Bentley SD.
Science. 2010 Jan 22;327(5964):469-74.PMID: 20093474 [PubMed - in process]

It would be fantastic if the cost can reach $320 USD per sample. It will definitely be incentive to do this as a routine or additional pipeline to do 'personalized' medicine. Of course, in this example the 'person' is the type of the MRSA and the specific treatment will be targetted for the strain of MRSA.

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