In Reply We thank Power and colleagues for their comments regarding our recent article1 on metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mNGS). In our article, we expressed concern that their recent reports of a brain microbiome may be confounded by environmental microbial–contaminating sequences in their mNGS data sets.2,3
Wilson MR, O’Donovan BD, DeRisi JL. Misinterpretation of Study Data—Reply. JAMA Neurol. 2019;76(1):113–114. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2018.3671
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