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Record-breaking rapid DNA sequencing promises timely diagnosis for thousands of rare disease cases

BY: - February 4, 2022

By Kevin Doxzen, Arizona State University For children suffering from rare diseases, it usually takes years to receive a diagnosis. This “diagnostic odyssey” is filled with multiple referrals and a barrage of tests, seeking to uncover the root cause behind mysterious and debilitating symptoms. A new speed record in DNA sequencing may soon help families […]