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Clinical Applications of Next Generation Sequencing

Next Generation Sequencing Part 2


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January 2014

Technological improvements in instrumentation and methodologies for next generation sequencing have changed the landscape of diagnosis and monitoring of disease. Mayo Clinic has implemented the first next generation sequencing test for identification of hereditary colorectal cancer with several other projects in development. Knowledge of an individual’s genome sequence provides information on life, health, risk factors, and also pharmacogenomic data to influence clinical decisions.


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