MAY 30, 2014 10:30 AM PDT

Are we able to amplify single bacterial/viral/fungal genome equivalent?

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  • Head of Molecular Microbiology Unit- Molecular Biology, Jewish General Hospital - McGill University

Abstract:

There is growing pressure to implement new generation sequencing platform in hospital emergency rooms. The utility would be obvious: identifying unknown pathogens form cerebrospinal fluid/plasma/body fluids and guiding next step in therapy. What is exactly preventing us in taking this step, if we know that billions of dollars is/was spent on revealing cancer-relevant sequence-signatures using the same technology? And one vanishes from cancer much slower comparing to 24-48h time-window of life under unrelieved life-threatening infection. What went wrong in cashing in technological advance?


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