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  1. SciScore for 10.1101/2022.05.15.22275086: (What is this?)

    Please note, not all rigor criteria are appropriate for all manuscripts.

    Table 1: Rigor

    EthicsConsent: All individuals provided a signed informed consent, and the study was approved by the NUI Galway Research Ethics
    Sex as a biological variablenot detected.
    Randomizationnot detected.
    Blindingnot detected.
    Power Analysisnot detected.

    Table 2: Resources

    Software and Algorithms
    WGS was performed using the Illumina NextSeq 500 platform with one positive control and one negative control.
    suggested: None
    The raw reads were demultiplexed using bcl2fastq (v2.20).
    suggested: (bcl2fastq , RRID:SCR_015058)
    Briefly, the reads had adapters trimmed with TrimGalore17, and were aligned to the Wuhan Hu-1 reference genome (accession MN908947.3) using BWA-MEM (v0.7.17)18; the ARTIC amplicons were trimmed and a consensus built using iVAR (v.1.3.0)19.
    suggested: (Sniffles, RRID:SCR_017619)

    Results from OddPub: We did not detect open data. We also did not detect open code. Researchers are encouraged to share open data when possible (see Nature blog).

    Results from LimitationRecognizer: An explicit section about the limitations of the techniques employed in this study was not found. We encourage authors to address study limitations.

    Results from TrialIdentifier: No clinical trial numbers were referenced.

    Results from Barzooka: We did not find any issues relating to the usage of bar graphs.

    Results from JetFighter: We did not find any issues relating to colormaps.

    Results from rtransparent:
    • Thank you for including a conflict of interest statement. Authors are encouraged to include this statement when submitting to a journal.
    • Thank you for including a funding statement. Authors are encouraged to include this statement when submitting to a journal.
    • No protocol registration statement was detected.

    Results from scite Reference Check: We found no unreliable references.

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