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Whole Genome Sequencing Benefits Pediatric ICU Patients

Key clinical point: Small study suggests that genetic conditions may be common among pediatric ICU patients.

Major finding: Eighteen of 38 patients tested received a genetic diagnosis.

Study details: Retrospective analysis (n = 38).

Disclosures: The National Institutes of Health funded the study. Dr. Sanford had no relevant financial disclosures.


Sanford E et al. CCC48, Abstract 373.