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Rapid metagenomic identification of viral pathogens in clinical samples by real-time nanopore sequencing analysis

  • Alexander L. Greninger1, 2,
  • Samia N. Naccache1, 2,
  • Scot Federman1, 2,
  • Guixia Yu1, 2,
  • Placide Mbala3, 6,
  • Vanessa Bres4,
  • Doug Stryke1, 2,
  • Jerome Bouquet1, 2,
  • Sneha Somasekar1, 2,
  • Jeffrey M. Linnen4,
  • Roger Dodd5,
  • Prime Mulembakani6,
  • Bradley S. Schneider6,
  • Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum3,
  • Susan L. Stramer5 and
  • Charles Y. Chiu1, 2, 7Email author
Contributed equally
Genome Medicine20157:99

Received: 12 June 2015

Accepted: 3 September 2015

Published: 29 September 2015

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Archived Comments

  1. Acknowledgements (Additional)

    2 October 2015

    Charles Chiu, University of California, San Francisco

    This study is made possible in part by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

    Competing interests

    None declared

Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
UCSF-Abbott Viral Diagnostics and Discovery Center, San Francisco, USA
Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale, Kinshasa, Republic of the Congo
Hologic, Inc, Bedford, USA
American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, USA
Metabiota, Inc, San Francisco, USA
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, USA