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Table 2 Performance of VirSorter2 and previously published prophage identification tools when calling proviruses from the standard dataset described in Casjens [51]

From: VirSorter2: a multi-classifier, expert-guided approach to detect diverse DNA and RNA viruses

  PHAST (all categories) PHAST (no questionable) PhiSpy Phage Finder VirSorter (categories 1 and 2) Virsorter (ll categories) VirSorter2
Recall 84.27% 70.04% 78.28% 64.42% 73.41% 79.30% 94.38%
Precision 83.03% 82.74% 73.59% 79.26% 92.89% 72.24% 73.04%