When Kira Walker was born, her parents and doctors knew she might have health issues.... Kira was exceptionally lucky to have landed at Children's Mercy. The hospital is one of a handful in the U.S. that can sequence babies' whole genomes in just a few days-a feat that two decades ago would have taken 10 yearsâ€¦.They took samples of blood from Kira and her parents on a Thursday and sent them to the hospital's lab for sequencing. By Sunday evening, they had the results.
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Source: Popular Science