To the Editor The recent Wilson et al study1 reported that next-generation sequencing served as a diagnostic tool for neurological infections. It also posited that data from our group2,3 reflected a contamination of the molecular biological reagents and not the presence of bacteria in surgically resected and autopsied brains. We take issue with this latter conclusion because it is based on several mistaken interpretations of our data.
Power C, Laman JD, Branton W. Misinterpretation of Study Data. JAMA Neurol. Published online November 26, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2018.3668
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