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Towards a genomics-informed, real-time, global pathogen surveillance system

Published on Jan 1, 2018in Nature Reviews Genetics43.704
· DOI :10.1038/nrg.2017.88
Jennifer L. Gardy34
Estimated H-index: 34
(UBC: University of British Columbia),
Nicholas J. Loman42
Estimated H-index: 42
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Abstract
Next-generation sequencing has the potential to support public health surveillance systems to improve the early detection of emerging infectious diseases. This Review delineates the role of genomics in rapid outbreak response and the challenges that need to be tackled for genomics-informed pathogen surveillance to become a global reality.
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