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Table 4 Association of the SNP SPP1c.-1301G>A in the SPP1 gene with EBVs for production traits.

From: Osteopontin: an early innate immune marker of Escherichia coli mastitis harbors genetic polymorphisms with possible links with resistance to mastitis

  EBV unit
  over all lactations 1st lactation 2 nd lactation 3 rd lactation
Trait Average allele effect ± SE (p value)
Milk yield (Kg) -116 ± 78 (0.142) -177 ± 91 (0.052) -178 ± 80 (0.027) -164 ± 82 (0.046)
Fat yield (Kg) 2 ± 3 (0.500) 3 ± 3 (0.289) 1 ± 3 (0.658) 2 ± 3 (0.485)
Protein yield (Kg) -2 ± 2 (0.420) -3 ± 3 (0.175) -3 ± 2 (0.167) -3 ± 2 (0.251)
Fat % 0.05 ± 0.03 (0.059) 0.09 ± 0.03 (0.004) 0.08 ± 0.03 (0.012) 0.08 ± 0.03 (0.009)
Protein % 0.02 ± 0.01 (0.090) 0.02 ± 0.01 (0.060) 0.03 ± 0.01 (0.030) 0.03 ± 0.01 (0.036)