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Era of personalised medicine awaits

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A revolution in genome screening has been promised by a biotech company in the US.

Complete Genomics, says it will sequence 1,000 complete genomes between June 2009 and the end of the year and a million over five years.

BBC Medical Correspondent, Fergus Walsh explains what it means for the future of medicine.

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