Viral metagenomics performed in patients with acute febrile syndrome during Toxoplasma gondii outbreak in south Brazil.

In conclusion, our findings show the importance of mNGS use to help characterize the outbreak more completely and in the management of the affected patients. PMID: 32422120 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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