Article Abstract

Whole genome sequencing, a novel and powerful tool against tuberculosis

Authors: Carlos Francisco Madrazo-Moya, Roberto Zenteno-Cuevas


The whole genome sequencing by next generation sequencing technologies (WGS-NGS) applied to the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) has been located as a powerful tool for the generation of new knowledge, and help in the analysis and characterization of polymorphisms associated with drug resistance, as well as in the development of clinical and epidemiological studies (1-3).