Given several BAM files, this tool merges them and creates an index for the result file.
Note that BAM files need to be sorted by chromosomal location prior to running this tool.
Output is a sorted and indexed BAM file.
This tool is based on the SAMtools package. Please cite the article The Sequence alignment/map (SAM) format and SAMtools by Li H., Handsaker B., Wysoker A., Fennell T., Ruan J., Homer N., Marth G., Abecasis G., Durbin R. and 1000 Genome Project Data Processing Subgroup (2009) Bioinformatics, 25, 2078-9. [PMID: 19505943].