Viome, a medical tech start-up in the US, has contacted the National Laboratories in the US to get access to the Express analysis of human biosecurity — technology, initially created for US military, reports the High Tech News online outlet. It is planning to use it for analyzing microorganisms living in the digestive systems of their clients.
According to the company, germs there are constantly mutating under the influence of the harsh environment and not always successfully or in a pleasant way for a human host. Such processes cause illnesses and dysfunctions in the digestive system. In order to create diet suitable for a person's specific problems, Viome must first know what's living inside them. They are going to use the military tech to perform sequencing of the RNA of the organisms living in a person's stomach to find that out.