Easy calculations of lod scores and genetic risks on small computers

Am J Hum Genet. 1984 Mar;36(2):460-5.


A computer program that calculates lod scores and genetic risks for a wide variety of both qualitative and quantitative genetic traits is discussed. An illustration is given of the joint use of a genetic marker, affection status, and quantitative information in counseling situations regarding Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Computers*
  • Creatine Kinase / genetics*
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Genetic Linkage*
  • Genetic Markers
  • Heterozygote
  • Humans
  • Lod Score*
  • Muscular Dystrophies / enzymology
  • Muscular Dystrophies / genetics*
  • Pedigree
  • Risk
  • Software*


  • Genetic Markers
  • Creatine Kinase