Metagenomic Next-Generation Sequencing

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An alternative method for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 directly from clinical specimens by application of direct Oxford Nanopore long-read third-generation metatranscriptomic and metagenomic sequencing technology. mNGS provided valuable information about the patients' respiratory microbiome and its relationship to coinfections.
PMID 33219095
Title Metagenomic Next-Generation Sequencing of Nasopharyngeal Specimens Collected from Confirmed and Suspect COVID-19 Patients
Author(s) nameMostafa HH, Fissel JA, Fanelli B, Bergman Y, Gniazdowski V, Dadlani M, Carroll KC, Colwell RR, Simner PJ.
Journal mBio
Impact factor6.5
Citation count2
Date of publishing2020 Nov 20