DM, LLOK, DWARF, MDR1
Package of genetic tests for prevention of genetic health in Rhodesian Ridgebacks. The package includes genetic tests: Degenerative myelopathy (DM) Hair Length (Locus L) Dwarfism (DWARF) Multidrug resistance 1 (MDR1)
It is a neuromuscular disease causing a gradual muscle weakness on the hindlimb and back, which is manifested by poor coordination of movements, cramped and asymmetric walking, or incontinence.
Ivermectin sensitivity, MDR1 gene defect, Multidrug sensitivity
Multidrug resistance 1 is a hereditary disease that makes affected dogs particularly sensitive to certain drugs...
Canine stress syndrome
It is a congenital disorder of skeletal muscle which is manifested by the significant increase in temperature (hyperthermia) up to 45°C, accelerated and irregular heart rate (tachycardia and arrhythmia), hyperventilation, muscle rigidity and may result in renal failure and death...
L Locus, long hair, short hair
The L locus affects the length of the hair coat of dogs due to a DNA variant in the FGF5 gene...
Pituitary dwarfism (also called nanism) is a disease that leads to a dwarf growth of dogs and is caused by degeneration of the pituitary gland with a consequent lack of production of growth hormones...