UPDATED: Next-Generation Sequencing of DNA in Prosthetic Urology: Promising Early Results

Gerard D. Henry, MD, a urologist with Ark-La-Tex Urology in Bossier City, Louisiana, discusses pathogen identification using next generation sequencing (NGS) in a urology-based setting. He goes on to describe the utility of PCR+NGS, discusses several case-studies demonstrating its superior performance compared to traditional culture, and presents the results of a single-center study demonstrating the benefit of using NGS vs traditional culture for pathogen identification in 101 patients after IPP.

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