NEXT-GENERATION DIAGNOSTIC TOOL FOR PATHOGENS DETECTION
  1. Emergence of novel AMR and MDR bacteria are alarming issues
  2. New sequencing technology allows for rapid and low cost detection
  3. Detailed information regarding mutation and ARGs mapping
  1. Alternative diagnosis for the conventional culture methods
  2. Reducing death rate during clinical infection
  3. Improve patient management
  4. Save cost for clinical intervention and hospitalization

What's the difference?

5-7 days culture

Laborious

↑ Specificity

↓ Sensitivity

VS

Less than 12 hours

Independent culture

Specificity ↑

Sensitivity ↑