BHP HypokalaemiaCat

60,00

Tests turnaround : 7-15 days
Breeds : Many breeds, see product description
Samples : Buccal swab, or Blood in EDTA tube, or Blood in dry tube

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SKU: bhp-hypokalaemia-cat Category:
N/N : Normal, no copy of the BHP mutation. N/BHP : Normal, one copy of the BHP mutation. BHP/BHP : 2 copies of the BHP mutation, the cat may develop this disease.

What is BHP Hypokalaemia ?

The BHP is a skeletal muscle weakness. The symptoms appear episodically.

What kind of samples we need?

The most commonly used kind of sample is a buccal swab because it is easy and painless for the cat. However we also accept blood in dry tube and blood in EDTA.

Available breeds for the test : BHP Hypokalaemia - Cat


The following breeds are recognized :
  • Bombay
  • Burmese Americain
  • Burmese Anglais
  • Burmilla
  • Cornish Rex
  • Devon Rex
  • Singapura
  • Sphynx
  • Tonkinois

Understanding results of the test : BHP Hypokalaemia - Cat


N/N : Normal, no copy of the BHP mutation. N/BHP : Normal, one copy of the BHP mutation. BHP/BHP : 2 copies of the BHP mutation, the cat may develop this disease.
Test name : BHP Hypokalaemia - Cat
Gene Mutation : WNK4 c.2899C>T
Heredity : autosomal recessive (more information)
Penetrance : incomplete (more information)
Test resultBHP Hypokalaemia - Cat status (WNK4 c.2899C>T)Health status
N/NNo copy of the BHP mutationAnimal is normal (clear)
N/BHP1 copy of the BHP mutationAnimal is normal (clear)
BHP/BHP2 copies of the BHP mutationAnimal is, will or could be affected

Cross table of the test : BHP Hypokalaemia - Cat


Mother N/NMother N/BHPMother BHP/BHP
Father N/N100% N/N50% N/N
50% N/BHP
100% N/BHP
Father N/BHP50% N/N
50% N/BHP
25% N/N
50% N/BHP
25% BHP/BHP
50% N/BHP
50% BHP/BHP
Father BHP/BHP100% N/BHP50% N/BHP
50% BHP/BHP
100% BHP/BHP

Certificate example for the test : BHP Hypokalaemia - Cat

Click on the example certificate below to open it.

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References

Gandolfi B, Gruffydd-Jones TJ, Malik R, Cortes A, Jones BR, et al. (2012) First WNK4-Hypokalemia Animal Model Identified by Genome-Wide Association in Burmese Cats. PLoS ONE 7(12): e53173.

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