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Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS)

Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS)

Mérieux NutriSciences offers whole genome sequencing worldwide for bacterial identification and characterization.

Whole Genome Sequencing is the best-in-class genomic sequencing solution to investigate foodborne outbreaks. Also known as WGS, it is the process of determining the complete DNA sequence of an organism’s genome at a single time. Whole Genome Sequencing is a revolution for public health surveillance. The World Health Organization is encouraging all countries to use this high-throughput technology.

Bacterial whole genome sequencing helps food manufacturers understand the origin of punctual or recurring food contamination by pathogens and to prevent potential future outbreaks. It is a key to setting up an efficient Environmental Monitoring Program in food factories.

Whole Genome Sequencing in a nutshell

Our quality standards applied are aligned with ISO 9001 and expert professional recommendations. Please contact us to discuss your bacterial identification needs!

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