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What is MicrobeNet?

  • A web-based tool for identification of microbial pathogens
  • A curated database of genetic and phenotypic properties of microbial pathogens
  • A source for information on pathogens, identification algorithms, and testing protocols

What Can I Use MicrobeNet For?

  • Identify an unknown organism using 16S rRNA gene comparisons (other targets coming soon)
  • View phenotypic portraits of specific organisms or groups of organisms (phenotype based searching coming soon)
  • Find information regarding test protocols
  • Learn more about a pathogen of interest

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