Standard Poodles Results of MHC (DLA Class II) Testing



To date (March 2012) 17 haplotypes have been found in Standard Poodles. Some of these also occur in miniature and/or toy Poodles. Thirty haplotypes have been found in all varieties of Poodle.


Each dog inherits two haplotypes one from the sire, one from the dam.


To date, haplotypes #27 and 28 in the table have been found only in UK Standards.


Haplotype #1 is by far the most common. Haplotype #4 occurs in higher frequency in reds & apricots.



Table of Haplotypes from Dr. Lorna Kennedy, University of Manchester, colors added for visualization



Results on some individual dogs (selected to have diverse pedigrees)