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Table 2 Agreement with possible evaluation criteria of PT for NGS

From: Proficiency testing for bacterial whole genome sequencing: an end-user survey of current capabilities, requirements and priorities

Statement Strong disagreementStrong agreement % agreement
17.1 Assessment of the quality of WGS reads is a very important consideration 0 2 4 15 20 85.4%
17.2 Ability to integrate and accommodate sequence data from multiple vendor platforms is a very important consideration 0 2 4 17 18 85.4%
17.3 Capacity for de novo sequencing and genome assembly is a very important consideration 0 3 6 21 11 78%
17.4 Capacity for analysis of emerging biothreats is a very important consideration 0 0 11 19 11 73.2%
17.5 Accurate classification of existing frequently tested and globally relevant pathogens (e.g., foodborne Salmonella) is a very important consideration 0 0 3 22 16 92.7%
17.6 Quality of reference based assembly is a very important consideration 0 3 6 20 12 78%
17.7 Quality of annotation is a very important consideration 0 2 8 24 7 75.6%
17.8 Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) calls is a very important consideration 0 2 4 15 20 85.4%
17.9 Tree building is a very important consideration 0 0 4 24 13 90.2%