Coverage

Total (unfiltered) depth over all samples.

Category Variant Annotations

VCF Field INFO (variant-level)

Type StandardAnnotation, ActiveRegionBasedAnnotation


Overview

While the sample-level (FORMAT) DP field describes the total depth of reads that passed the caller's internal quality control metrics (like MAPQ > 17, for example), the INFO field DP represents the unfiltered depth over all samples. Note though that the DP is affected by downsampling (-dcov), so the max value one can obtain for N samples with -dcov D is N * D


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