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Table 2 Phenotypic correlations between resistance traits included in the QTL analysis measured on inoculated animals (E. tenella) in the whole F2 cross

From: Microsatellite mapping of QTLs affecting resistance to coccidiosis (Eimeria tenella) in a Fayoumi × White Leghorn cross

  PC1 2 HEMA3 LES4
WG5 0.70** 0.09* 0.56** -0.44**
PC1   0.09* 0.56** -0.48**
2    0.14** ns
HEMA3     -0.39**
  1. n = 860
  2. *P < 0.01; **P < 0.001; ns = P > 0.10
  3. 1PC = Plasma Coloration 4 d post inoculation (log10(Optical Density at 480 nm)); 2T° = Rectal Body Temperature (°C) 4 d post inoculation; 3HEMA = Hematocrit Level (%) 4 d post inoculation; 4LES = Lesion (from 0 "no lesion" to 4 "most severe lesion") 8 d post inoculation; 5WG = 100 × (Body Weight (8 d post inoculation) – Body Weight (2 d before inoculation))/Body Weight (2 d before inoculation) (%)