Fee: 
$240.00
Service: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Species: 
All
Days Tested: 

As needed

Turnaround Time: 
2-4 weeks
Specimen Requirements: 

1) At least 400 uL (0.4 mL)  2) agar plate with fresh growth

Coolant: 
Dry-ice preferred, ice packs acceptable (thawed or mishandled samples will affect the quality of NGS results)
Comments: 

Available for bacterial isolates only. We use Illumina technology and aim for 30-50x coverage depth of the bacterial genome. Analysis includes de novo assembly, multi-locus sequence typing (MLST), antibiotic resistance gene screening, virulence gene screening, pangenome comparison, SNPs and pangenome based dendrograms. Specific analysis such as serotyping can be performed based on needs.

Keywords: 
NGS, WGS
Shipping Container: 

1) plastic tube with secure cap  2) agar plate (not recommended for shipping)