Whole genome sequencing
Whole exome sequencing (WGS) is a form of genetic testing that maps all the nucleotides in a person's DNA, offering the possibility of identifying variations in any part of the genome. As of 2017, researcher Liz Worthey's lab charged $6,500 for WGS.
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- Reference, Genetics Home. "What are whole exome sequencing and whole genome sequencing?". Genetics Home Reference. U.S. National Library of Medicine. Retrieved Jan 13, 2019.
- Mullin, Emily. "Patients face a frustrating diagnostic odyssey when genome sequencing doesn't provide an answer". MIT Technology Review. Retrieved Mar 29, 2019.
genome - an organism’s complete set of DNA, including all of its genes