Trait: gallstones

Experimental Factor Ontology (EFO) Information
Identifier EFO_0004210
Description Solid crystalline precipitates in the biliary tract, usually formed in the gallbladder, resulting in the condition of cholelithiasis. Gallstones, derived from the bile, consist mainly of calcium, cholesterol, or bilirubin. [MESH: D042882]
Trait category
Digestive system disorder
Synonyms 4 synonyms
  • Biliary Calculi
  • Gall Stone
  • Gall Stones
  • gallstones
Mapped term(s) 5 mapped terms
  • ICD9:574.20
  • MESH:D042882
  • MONDO:0005346
  • MeSH:D042882
  • SCTID:235919008

Associated Polygenic Score(s)

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Polygenic Score ID & Name PGS Publication ID (PGP) Reported Trait Mapped Trait(s) (Ontology) Number of Variants Ancestry distribution PGS Scoring File (FTP Link)
PGP000128 |
Sinnott-Armstrong N et al. Nat Genet (2021)
Gallstones gallstones 183,458
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Performance Metrics

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PGS Performance
Metric ID (PPM)
Evaluated Score PGS Sample Set ID
Performance Source Trait PGS Effect Sizes
(per SD change)
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PPM001597 PGS000705
European Ancestry|
87,413 individuals
PGP000128 |
Sinnott-Armstrong N et al. Nat Genet (2021)
Reported Trait: Gallstones AUROC: 0.62164 Age, sex, PCs(1-10)
PPM001613 PGS000705
European Ancestry|
135,300 individuals
PGP000128 |
Sinnott-Armstrong N et al. Nat Genet (2021)
Reported Trait: Gallstones HR: 1.34 [1.32, 1.37] C-index: 0.605 Age as time scale, sex, batch, PCs(1-10)

Evaluated Samples

PGS Sample Set ID
Phenotype Definitions and Methods Participant Follow-up Time Sample Numbers Age of Study Participants Sample Ancestry Additional Ancestry Description Cohort(s) Additional Sample/Cohort Information
PSS000811 87,413 individuals European UKB
  • 11,629 cases
  • , 123,671 controls