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Illumina SARS-CoV-2 Data Toolkit

Illumina has released a suite of data analysis tools and workflow functionality for researchers sequencing SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

The toolkit helps detect and identify the viral genome sequence in samples and contribute findings to public databases directly from BaseSpace Sequence Hub. It includes new and updated DRAGEN functionality, including a new RNA pathogen detection pipeline, a metagenomics pipeline for outbreak surveillance, an SRA import app, and a GISAID sharing app. 

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