HC Hereditary Cataract of Terrier

40,00

Also known as HSF4 DNA test

ule turnaround : 3-6 ụbọchị ma ọ bụ Express 3 ụbọchị
udiri anumanu : Many breeds, see product description
samples : Buccal swab, ma ọ bụ Blood in EDTA tube, ma ọ bụ Blood na akọrọ tube

Clear
SKU: hc-hereditary-cataract-terrier Category:
N/N : Normal, no copies of the HC mutation. N/HC : Normal, one copy of the HC mutation. HC/HC : 2 copies of the HC mutation, the dog may develop this disease.

What is the HC Hereditary Cataract ?

The HC genetic disease affects about 8% of dogs in terrier breeds. This genetic disease was discovered in the late 1970s. The first signs of hereditary cataracts appear from a few weeks to a few months then the dog becomes completely blind after one or two years.

Similar HC Hereditary Cataract DNA test

Another test which is also named Hereditary Cataract exist and is however specific to the Australian Shepherd. You can found it here.

Realization of the genetic test

The HC genetic test is classically performed using a Buccal swab. However dry blood tube or EDTA blood tube can be used.

Available breeds for the test : HC Hereditary Cataract of Terrier


The following breeds are recognized :
  • American Staffordshire Terrier
  • Autre Race
  • Bouledogue Français
  • Inconnue
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  • Terrier De Boston

Understanding pụta nke ule: HC Hereditary Cataract of Terrier


N/N : Normal, no copies of the HC mutation. N/HC : Normal, one copy of the HC mutation. HC/HC : 2 copies of the HC mutation, the dog may develop this disease.
Test aha: HC Hereditary Cataract of Terrier
Gene mutation: HSF4 g.85286582_insC
si n'aka ruo n'aka: autosomal recessive (ozi ọzọ)
Test N'ihiHC Hereditary Cataract of Terrier ọnọdụ (HSF4 g.85286582_insC)Health status
N/NNo copy of the HC mutationAnimal is normal (clear)
N/HC1 copy of the HC mutationAnimal is normal (clear)
HC/HC2 copies of the HC mutationAnimal is, will or could be affected

Cross table nke ule: HC Hereditary Cataract of Terrier


nne N/Nnne N/HCnne HC/HC
Nna N/N100% N/N50% N/N
50% N/HC
100% N/HC
Nna N/HC50% N/N
50% N/HC
25% N/N
50% N/HC
25% HC/HC
50% N/HC
50% HC/HC
Nna HC/HC100% N/HC50% N/HC
50% HC/HC
100% HC/HC

Certificate atụ maka ule: HC Hereditary Cataract of Terrier

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Certificate

References

Mellersh CS, Pettitt L, Forman OP, Vaudin M, Barnett KC. 2006. Identification of mutations in HSF4 in dogs of three different breeds with hereditary cataracts. Vet Ophthalmol. 9:369-378.

Mellersh CS, Graves KT, McLaughlin B, Ennis RB, Pettitt L, Vaudin M, Barnett KC. Mutation in HSF4 associated with early but not late-onset hereditary cataract in the Boston terrier. Journal of Heredity 2007; 98(5):531-533

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