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From: Microbiology of diabetic foot infections: from Louis Pasteur to ‘crime scene investigation’

Figure 3

Example of a potential microbiology report produced using the results of 16S rRNA (NGS) data. Example of a potential microbiology report produced using the results of 16S rRNA NGS data from an actual patient specimen from the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance clinic. A) Patient and specimen information, B) Test description and overview, C) Sample preparation requirements, D) List of any resistance or virulence factors detected (note that this test does not yield these data), E) Bacterial taxonomic profile, F) Antibiotic susceptibility profile based on the bacterial taxa detected in this sample. NGS, next-generation sequencing.

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