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Table 1 A list of samples analyzed. A shows the number of adults sampled and B indicated the number of pandas involved in captive breeding program.

From: Low major histocompatibility complex class II DQA diversity in the Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)

Subspecies Location Collection year Sample size Sample type
Sichuan Ya'an-Wolong 2004 20 (A = 8; B = 7) Faeces
  Chengdu 2002 & 2004 14 (A = 10; B = 8) Blood
   2004 12 (A = 9; B = 7) Faeces
Qinling Louguantai 1990–2001 13 (all wild-born) Skin
   2004 2 (A = 1; B = 1) Faeces