Dr. van Haeringen Laboratorium B.V.

H376 Dog_Skull Diversity

Background

The mutation which is tested has an effect on the size of the head

Test specific information

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Age

Symptoms will develop at a young age. Within a few hours to a maximum of several weeks after birth, the characteristics that go with these genetic effects will become visible.

Turn Around Time

The turn-around-time of a test depends to a large extent on the logistics of sample transportation to the laboratory. After receiving the sample at the test location, you can normally expect the result within 10 working days. A longer delivery time applies to tests carried out by a Partner Lab.

Location of disease or trait

This disease affects the formation of bone as well as the skeletal development.

Breed dependence

For this test samples from all breeds are accepted.

Sample type

For this DNA test we accept the following materials: Blood EDTA, Blood Heparin, Semen, Tissue, Swab. Please contact Dr. Van Haeringen Laboratorium if you wish to submit other material as listed.

Result

The disease is of multifactorial origin, which means that the symptoms are a result of the combination of genetic factors as well as the environment.

For each genetic factor of a multifactorial disease, a favourable allele exists. The results for this allele are inidcated as 'Normal'. Animals carrying one copy of the undesirable genetic variant are indicated as 'Carrier', whereas animals carrying two copies of the undesirable genetic variant are indicated as 'Affected'.

Inheritance

The disease is of multifactorial origin, which means that the symptoms are a combination of genetic factors as well as the environment.

Severity of Disease

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Code H376

Dog_Skull Diversity

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