Table 1 

Summary of significant QTL identified for hematologic parameters

TraitNameChrPeak, MbLOD95% CI Start, Mb95% CI End, MbSize, MbNo. GenesCandidate Interval Size, MbNo. Genes after Reduction of CI
MCVMcvq47111.81520.3110.336116.2425.9062270.12710
MCVMcvq51415.6597.18.85222.89814.046932.44537
WBCWbcq71870.6557.169.99674.1244.12818NANA
% NeutrophilsaNe_pctq11132.8949.531.29635.1923.77448NANA
MonocytesMoq1192.8177.287.56094.9627.402490.1674
  • QTL, quantitative trait locus; LOD, logarithm of odds; CI, confidence interval.

  • a % Lymphocytes maps to the exact same location but with a lower LOD score.