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STEGO (Similarity Test for Estimating Genetic Outliers) is a tool for the identification of genetic outliers caused by sub-structure and cryptic relationships in high-throughput genetic association studies.


Genetics; GWAS study; Population genetics; Molecular genetics


  • Operation: Statistical calculation
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: R
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: GNU GPL v2
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 1.0
  • Credit: The National Institutes of Health, Cure Alzheimer.
  • Contact: dschlauch _at_
  • Collection: -


Schlauch D, Fier H, Lange C "Identification of genetic outliers due to sub-structure and cryptic relationships." Bioinformatics 2017; 33(13):1972-1979
PMID: 28334167
PMCID: PMC5870703

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