Search Tag: NGS

ICU Management

Bioinformatics Tool Improves Pneumonia Diagnosis

2014 27 Sep

Researchers at George Washington University (GW) in Washington, D.C., have developed a new method for more accurate and rapid identification of bacterial pathogens in patients with pulmonary infections. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) of samples from the sputum of intubated patients, as described in their recently published paper in the Journal of... Read more

Lab Management

Next-Generation Sequencing Tool Gets FDA Nod

2014 23 Sep

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.'s (MA, USA) Ion PGM Dx next-generation sequencing system is now listed with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a class II medical device suitable for clinical use, according to a news report from PharmaAsia.Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is a high-throughput DNA sequencing method that allows clinical professionals... Read more


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