Genetic tests

Rhodesian Ridgeback XL Panel

RIDGE, JME, DM, MH, DLOK, BLOK, HEMB, EOAD

RR-XL

Complete package of genetic tests for prevention of genetic health in Rhodesian Ridgebacks. The package includes genetic tests: Predisposition for Ridge (RIDGE) Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy (JME) Malignant Hyperthermia (MH) Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) D-Locus (DLOK) B-Locus (BLOK) Hemophilia B (HEMB) Early Onset Hearing Loss (EOAD)

189 €
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Ridge predisposition

Ridge gene test, Ridgelessness, Dermoid Sinus predisposition

RIDGE

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.

79 €
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Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

Myoclonic seizures

JME

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

49 €
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Early Onset Adult Deafness

Hearing loss

EOAD

The genetic disease that is characterised by hearing loss early in life, in which affected individuals lose their sense of hearing within 1-2 years after birth...

49 €
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Degenerative Myelopathy

DM

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.

51 €
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Multidrug resistance 1

Ivermectin sensitivity, MDR1 gene defect, Multidrug sensitivity

MDR1

Multidrug resistance 1 is a hereditary disease that makes affected dogs particularly sensitive to certain drugs...

49 €
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B-locus

Liver nose, Brown

BLOK

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).

56 €
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D Locus

Dilution, d1 allele

DLOK

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

49 €
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Malignant Hyperthermia

Canine stress syndrome

MH

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...

49 €
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Hemophilia B

Christmas disease, Factor IX deficiency

HEMB

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.

49 €
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Cone degeneration

Achromatopsia, Day blindness, Hemeralopia, Rod monochromacy, CD1

CD

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

49 €
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Hereditary Cataract

Early onset cataracts, Juvenile cataracts

HC

Hereditary cataract (cataract) is a disease affecting the lens of the eye in which the lens gradually becomes cloudy...

49 €
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Progressive Retinal Atrophy rcd4

Rod-Cone Dysplasia 4

PRA-RCD4

Progressive Retinal Atrophy rcd4 is an eye disease that is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. The disease leads to degeneration of retinal photoreceptor cells in dog...

49 €
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Progressive rod-cone degeneration

Progressive Retinal Atrophy

PRA-PRCD

Progressive rod-cone degeneration (PRA-prcd) is an inherited late-onset eye disease affecting many breeds of dogs...

49 €
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X-linked Progressive Retinal Atrophy

XLPRA1

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

49 €
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Osteochondrodysplasia

Skeletal dwarfism

OCD

Osteochondrodysplasia (OCD) is an inherited disease that affects Miniature Poodles. The disease is characterized by stunted growth and abnormal movement...

49 €
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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...

49 €
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Hair Length

L Locus, long hair, short hair

LLOK

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

49 €
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Dwarfism

Nanism

DWARF

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...

49 €
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Chondrodysplasia, chondrodystrophy and degeneration of intervertebral discs

Hansen's Type I IVDD, Intervertebral Disc Disease

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.

59 €
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Hyperuricosuria

Urolithiasis

HUU

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

49 €
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von Willebrand disease I

Pseudohemophilia, Vascular hemophilia

VWDI

Von Willebrand disease I (VWDI) is an inherited bleeding disorder in dogs and other mammals...

49 €
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GM2 gangliosidosis

Sandhoff disease

GM2

GM2 gangliosidosis is a neurological disease usually manifesting around 9 to 12 months of age of a puppy. Symptoms include loss of vision, difficulty walking, loss of balance, head tremors and vomiting...

49 €
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