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A tool to determine if two separate BAM files contain reads sequenced from the same sample by counting genotype matches at SNPs.


Biology, Genetics


  • Operation: Comparison, Nucleic acid comparison, Nucleic acid sequence comparison
  • Software interface: Command-line interface
  • Language: Python
  • Operating system: Linux
  • License: CC BY 4.0
  • Cost: -
  • Version name: -
  • Credit: Wang PP, Parker WT, Branford S, Schreiber AW.
  • Contact: at
  • Collection: -


Wang PP, Parker WT, Branford S, Schreiber AW "BAM-matcher: a tool for rapid NGS sample matching." Bioinformatics 2016; 32(17):2699-701
PMID: 27153667

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