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To overcome the limitations of current methods, we are exploring the use of DNA sequencing on the MinION platform for pathogen identification in critically ill hospitalised patients. This has the potential to revolutionise clinical microbiology diagnostics by lowering turnaround times from multiple days to <6 hours, providing medical doctors with the basis for a more informed choice of treatment. We will utilise methods developed for archaeogenetics (the study of ancient DNA) to enrich microbial DNA with the aim of obtaining higher sensitivity at a reduced cost. Furthermore, we will use methods from machine learning to separate DNA profiles of diseased from that of healthy individuals to increase analysis specificity.
|Publication date||15 Nov 2021|
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - 15 Nov 2021|
|Event||Danish Microbiological Society congress 2021 - Marmorhallen, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark|
Duration: 15 Nov 2021 → 15 Nov 2021
|Conference||Danish Microbiological Society congress 2021|
|Period||15/11/2021 → 15/11/2021|
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Hartmann Fonden, Harboefonden, Independent Research Fund Denmark, Direktør Jakob Madsens og Hustru Olga Madsens Fond, Torben og Alice Frimodts Fond, Danish E-infrastructure coorperation, Grosserer L.F. Foghts Fond, Beckett Fonden
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