Retriever (Labrador) 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.

Centronuclear Myopathy (CNM)

Clears

Carriers

Affecteds

Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC)

Clears

Carriers

Affecteds

Hereditary Nasal Parakeratosis (HNPK)

Clears

Carriers

Affecteds

Progressive Retinal Atrophy (prcd-PRA)

Clears

Carriers

Affecteds

Skeletal Dwarfism (SD2)

Clears

Carriers

Affecteds

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