phers is an R package for calculating phenotype risk scores, which quantify the extent to which a person’s clinical diagnoses resemble a given Mendelian disease. For details on the R package, see Aref et al. (2022). For details on the original application of phenotype risk scores, see Bastarache et al. (2018).

## Installation

### Option 1: CRAN

install.packages('phers')

### Option 2: Hughey Lab Drat Repository

1. Install BiocManager.

if (!requireNamespace('BiocManager', quietly = TRUE))
install.packages('BiocManager')
2. If you use RStudio, go to Tools → Global Options… → Packages → Add… (under Secondary repositories), then enter:

You only have to do this once. Then you can install or update the package by entering:

BiocManager::install('phers')

Alternatively, you can install or update the package by entering:

BiocManager::install('phers', site_repository = 'https://hugheylab.github.io/drat/')

## Usage

Check out the reference documentation.