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Allow .bgz/.bgz.tbi files to be read in TabixParser

Marek Szuba requested to merge github/fork/ima23/feature/tabix into master

Created by: ima23


Some resources use .bgz as ending for a BGZF-compressed vcf files (example gnomAD). Currently TabixParser allows only .gz files to be read.

Use case

The current changes will allow users to use .vcf.bgz files for VEP custom annotations.


TabixParser will be able to process .bgz files and allow extended VEP custom annotations.

Possible Drawbacks

If applicable, describe any possible undesirable consequence of the changes.


Have you added/modified unit tests to test the changes?


If so, do the tests pass/fail?

Tests pass.

Have you run the entire test suite and no regression was detected?

Yes, tests passed.

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