The software presents features that ensure privacy of the data submitted. First, submitters are provided with a username and password and only they can retrieve the clinical data. Second, names are not required -- patients need only to be identified by a code name or number provided by the submitter. Users who have not accessed the program in a period of three months, will be consulted by email to ascertain whether they wish to maintain the data stored or whether it can be deleted. If there is no response in one week, the data will be erased. All data entered Mendel,MD in a public mode (without username and password) will be deleted in 24 hours.
An exome VCF file should take around 20 minutes to be annotated and inserted to the database. A genome VCF file should take around 8 hours.
You will receive an e-mail as soon this process finishes with the link to start analysing your individuals.