PRA-bBengal Progressive Retinal Atrophy

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This test is specific to the Bengal cat

Tests turnaround : 7-15 days
Breeds : Bengal
Samples : Buccal swab

Clear
SKU: pra-b-bengal-progressive-retinal-atrophy Category:
N/N : Normal, no copy of the PRA-b mutation. N/PRA-b : Normal, one copy of the PRA-b mutation. PRA-b/PRA-b : 2 copies of the PRA-b mutation, the cat may develop this disease.

PRA-bBengal Progressive Retinal Atrophy symptoms

The symptoms of PRA begin to occur in the kitten at the age of 2 months. Generally, the majority of cats become blind at 2 years old. The first signs are a difficulty to move in the dark.

New PRA-b DNA test

Initially, a test had been developed on a first genetic variant. The analysis of many Bengal cat has revealed another mutation that, to date, seems perfectly linked to the PRA-b. This new mutation is tested.

The sample accepted for this test is : Bukalne.

Available breed for the test : PRA-b - Bengal Progressive Retinal Atrophy


The following breed is recognized :
  • Bengal

Understanding results of the test : PRA-b - Bengal Progressive Retinal Atrophy


N/N : Normal, no copy of the PRA-b mutation. N/PRA-b : Normal, one copy of the PRA-b mutation. PRA-b/PRA-b : 2 copies of the PRA-b mutation, the cat may develop this disease.
Test name : PRA-b - Bengal Progressive Retinal Atrophy
Heredity : autosomal recessive (more information)
Test resultPRA-b - Bengal Progressive Retinal Atrophy status ( )Health status
N/NNo copy of the PRA-b mutationAnimal is normal (clear)
N/PRA-b1 copy of the PRA-b mutationAnimal is normal (clear)
PRA-b/PRA-b2 copies of the PRA-b mutationAnimal is, will or could be affected

Cross table of the test : PRA-b - Bengal Progressive Retinal Atrophy


Mother N/NMother N/PRA-bMother PRA-b/PRA-b
Father N/N100% N/N50% N/N
50% N/PRA-b
100% N/PRA-b
Father N/PRA-b50% N/N
50% N/PRA-b
25% N/N
50% N/PRA-b
25% PRA-b/PRA-b
50% N/PRA-b
50% PRA-b/PRA-b
Father PRA-b/PRA-b100% N/PRA-b50% N/PRA-b
50% PRA-b/PRA-b
100% PRA-b/PRA-b

Certificate example for the test : PRA-b - Bengal Progressive Retinal Atrophy

Click on the example certificate below to open it.

certificate

References

Ofri R, Reilly CM, Maggs DJ, Fitzgerald PG, Shilo-Benjamini Y, Good KL, Grahn
RA, Splawski DD, Lyons LA. Characterization of an early-onset, autosomal recessive, progressive retinal degeneration in Bengal cats. (2015) Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science Aug;56(9):5299-308. doi: 10.1167/iovs.15-16585. PubMed PMID: 26258614;PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4539567.

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