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Table 6 Correlations between immune traits and average daily gain for SPF and non-SPF pigs1, 2

From: Traits associated with innate and adaptive immunity in pigs: heritability and associations with performance under different health status conditions

Farm SPF    Non-SPF   
Trait rg rp re rg rp re
WBC -0.06 (0.24) -0.03 (0.05) -0.02 (0.12) -0.69 (0.36) -0.10 (0.05) -0.32 (0.10)
MNL% -0.56 (0.44) 0.09 (0.07) 0.35 (0.16) -0.32 (0.37) 0.16 (0.06) -0.11 (0.12)
PMNL% 0.75 (0.40) -0.07 (0.07) -0.40 (0.16) -0.50 (0.34) -0.17 (0.06) -0.04 (0.13)
PBML subsets:       
   CD4+ -0.15 (0.16) -0.05 (0.05) 0.13 (0.23) -0.10 (0.33) -0.02 (0.06) -0.03 (0.16)
   CD8α+ -0.35 (0.20) -0.09 (0.05) 0.10 (0.13) -0.08 (0.36) -0.01 (0.07) -0.06 (0.18)
   CD8αβ+ 0.01 (0.25) -0.03 (0.06) -0.05 (0.18) -0.31 (0.42) 0.04 (0.08) -0.07 (0.15)
   CD11R1+ total -0.08 (0.20) -0.14 (0.05) -0.19 (0.13) -0.68 (0.29) -0.16 (0.06) -0.05 (0.12)
CD11R1+ CD8+ -0.25 (0.19) -0.11 (0.05) 0.01 (0.14) -0.44 (0.40) -0.05 (0.07) -0.10 (0.14)
CD11R1+ CD8- 0.20 (0.21) -0.07 (0.05) -0.27 (0.13) -0.34 (0.39) -0.18 (0.07) -0.12 (0.13)
   γδ+ T cell 0.13 (0.19) 0.17 (0.05) 0.22 (0.13) -0.24 (0.39) 0.15 (0.06) -0.28 (0.11)
   B cell -0.01 (0.22) -0.03 (0.05) -0.06 (0.13) -0.33 (0.53) -0.05 (0.06) -0.12 (0.10)
   monocytes -0.46 (0.23) -0.17 (0.05) -0.01 (0.12) -0.27 (0.39) -0.02 (0.06) -0.11 (0.11)
   CD14+ -0.33 (0.68) -0.18 (0.06) -0.18 (0.13) -0.44 (0.38) -0.07 (0.07) -0.37 (0.19)
   CD16+ -0.38 (0.33) -0.19 (0.07) -0.09 (0.17) -3 -3 -3
APP, μg/ml:       
   haptoglobin -0.18 (0.34) -0.27 (0.06) -0.33 (0.17) -0.13 (0.46) -0.30 (0.05) -0.34 (0.09)
   TTR, -0.33 (0.47) -0.16 (0.05) 0.26 (0.16) -0.80 (0.43) -0.09 (0.07) -0.12 (0.14)
   CRP -0.12 (0.41) -0.10 (0.07) -0.09 (0.16) -0.22 (0.54) -0.05 (0.06) -0.01 (0.11)
   AGP -0.53 (0.20) -0.49 (0.05) -0.46 (0.15) -0.72 (0.22) -0.48 (0.04) -0.42 (0.10)
  1. 1Correlations significantly different from zero are shown in bold. 2 White blood cells expressed as no. cells × 106/mL, PBML sub-sets expressed as proportion of mononuclear leucocytes and antigen density expressed as the number of antibody binding sites per cell (see Materials and Methods). 3 Did not converge.