Genetic tests

Ridge predisposition

The ridge formation in Rhodesian and Thai Ridgeback is caused by mutation (duplication of stretch of DNA sequence including several genes). The mutation is called simply a ridge gene and shows dominant inheritance.

77 €
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Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

The disease is characterized by myoclonic seizures, which cause rapid uncontrolled muscle jerks and twitches

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Malignant Hyperthermia

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...

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D-locus (dilution, allele d1)

The tested variant causes coat colour dilution. In black-coloured individuals of different breeds, the hair appears gray (blue)...

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B-locus (Brown)

The tested variant causes brown colouring of a nose ("livernose"), mucous membranes and claws. The inheritance is autosomal recessive (black allele and colour is dominant).

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Degenerative Myelopathy

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.

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Hemophilia B

It is a rare blood disorder in which the blood is unable to clot properly, leading to excessive bleeding. Bleeding can be initiated from injury, trauma and surgery.

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Chondrodysplasia, chondrodystrophy and degeneration of intervertebral discs (CDPA / CDDY + IVDD)

Chondrodysplasia (CDPA) is a genetic disease causing abnormal growth of cartilage and early changes in the structure of growth plates. The affected dogs are generally characterized by a normal sized trunk and short limbs.

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Dwarfism

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...

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Hyperuricosuria

Hyperuricosuria is characterized by an elevated levels of uric acid in the urine and can lead to the formation of bladder or kidney stones.

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X-linked Progressive Retinal Atrophy

X-linked progressive retinal atrophy (XLPRA1) is an inherited eye disease affecting dogs. XLPRA1 results from degeneration of photoreceptor cells in the retina...

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Cone degeneration (Achromatopsia)

Cone degeneration (also called Achromatopsia) is a disease characterized by loss of cone photoreceptor function, resulting in daytime blindness...

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Hair Length (L-Locus)

The L locus affects the length of the hair coat of dogs due to a DNA variant in the FGF5 gene...

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Neonatal encephalopathy with seizures (NEWS)

Neonatal encephalopathy is fatal disease in newborn puppies of Standard Poodles. The affected puppies are small and weak at birth, and often die in the first week of life...

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