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Table 1 Comparison of the total DNA yields by collection method

From: Saliva as an alternative source of high yield canine genomic DNA for genotyping studies

  Total DNA Yield (μg)
  Oragene ® • ANIMAL Buccal Swabs Whole Blood Fold Difference (Oragene®
ANIMAL/Buccal)
Fold Difference (Oragene®
ANIMAL/Blood)
Dog 1 27.68 1.32 3.04 20.97 9.10
Dog 2 22.28 1.26 2.18 17.68 10.22
Dog 3 19.13 1.10   17.47  
Dog 4 20.63 3.38   6.11  
Dog 5 12.30 1.37   9.01  
Dog 6 8.62 0.57   15.12  
Dog 7 67.55 0.63   107.22  
Dog 8 6.25 1.22   5.14  
Dog 9 6.49 1.13   5.74  
Dog 10 16.80 0.39 2.01 43.08 8.34
Dog 11 13.13 0.50   26.52  
Dog 12 4.74 0.39   12.15  
Dog 13 4.02 0.63   6.37  
Dog 14 34.30 0.50   69.29  
Dog 15 17.50 0.30   58.33  
Average     28.01 9.22
P-value 0.0008 1 0.0198 2    
  1. 1 comparison of total DNA yields obtained from Oragene ®•ANIMAL kit and buccal swabs by paired t-test
  2. 2 comparison of total DNA yields obtained from Oragene ®•ANIMAL kit and whole blood by paired t-test