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Hostile removes host sequences from short and long read (meta)genomes, from paired or unpaired fastq[.gz] input.


The MultiQC module supports outputs from hostile.

Output of hostile

Hostile write the log in JSON format. Which is being used to generate the report.

$ hostile clean --fastq1 human_1_1.fastq.gz --fastq2 human_1_2.fastq.gz >log.json
INFO: Hostile version 1.0.0. Mode: paired short read (Bowtie2)
INFO: Found cached standard index human-t2t-hla
INFO: Cleaning…
INFO: Cleaning complete

JSON output

        "version": "1.0.0",
        "aligner": "bowtie2",
        "index": "human-t2t-hla",
        "options": [],
        "fastq1_in_name": "human_1_1.fastq.gz",
        "fastq1_in_path": "/path/to/human_1_1.fastq.gz",
        "fastq1_out_name": "human_1_1.clean_1.fastq.gz",
        "fastq1_out_path": "/path/to/human_1_1.clean_1.fastq.gz",
        "reads_in": 2,
        "reads_out": 0,
        "reads_removed": 2,
        "reads_removed_proportion": 1.0,
        "fastq2_in_name": "human_1_2.fastq.gz",
        "fastq2_in_path": "/path/to/human_1_2.fastq.gz",
        "fastq2_out_name": "human_1_2.clean_2.fastq.gz",
        "fastq2_out_path": "/path/to/human_1_2.clean_2.fastq.gz"

A barplot using the JSON reports from different samples. Plot will shows the number of reads classified as host-reads vs cleaned-reads (non-host reads).

File search patterns

  fn: "*.json"
  contents: '"reads_removed_proportion"'
  num_lines: 100