Border Collie DNA screening

 

Distinguishing between clear, carrier and affected dogs

Clear dogs have no copies of the mutant gene responsible for the condition and will neither develop the condition nor pass the gene on to their offspring.

Carrier dogs have one copy of the normal gene and one copy of the mutant gene; they will not develop the condition, but will pass a mutant gene on to approximately half of their offspring.

Affected dogs have two copies of the mutant gene that causes the condition and will develop the disease.

Collie Eye Anomaly/Choroidal Hypoplasia (CEA/CH)

Clears

Carriers

Affecteds

Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (CL)

Clears

Carriers

Imerslund-Grasbeck syndrome (IGS)

Clears

Multi-drug resistance (MDR1)

Clears

Trapped Neutrophil Syndrome (TNS)

Clears

Carriers

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