PRA Shet Progressive Retinal AtrophyShetland

64,90

Specific to the Shetland dog

Tests turnaround : 3-6 days or Express 3 days
Breeds : Berger Des Shetland
Samples : Buccal swab, or Blood in EDTA tube, or Blood in dry tube

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

What is the PRA Shet Progressive Retinal Atrophy ?

The progressive retinal atrophy is considered as the equivalent in the human of the retinitis pigmentary. We observes a degeneration of the rods and of the photoreceptors. It leads gradually to the loss of vision.

Type of sample

Here is the list of the different types of samples that are accepted for this test :
  • Buccal swab
  • Blood in EDTA tube
  • Blood in dry tube

Available breed for the test : PRA Shet Progressive Retinal Atrophy - Shetland


The following breed is recognized :
  • Berger Des Shetland

Understanding results of the test : PRA Shet Progressive Retinal Atrophy - Shetland


N/N : Normal, no copies of the PRA shet mutation. N/PRA shet : Normal, one copy of the PRA shet mutation. PRA shet/PRA shet : 2 copies of the PRA shet mutation, the dog may develop this disease.
Test name : PRA Shet Progressive Retinal Atrophy - Shetland
Gene Mutation : CNGA1 c.1752_1755delAACT
Heredity : autosomal recessive (more information)
Test resultPRA Shet Progressive Retinal Atrophy - Shetland status (CNGA1 c.1752_1755delAACT)Health status
N/NNo copy of the PRA shet mutationAnimal is normal (clear)
N/PRA shet1 copy of the PRA shet mutationAnimal is normal (clear)
PRA shet/PRA shet2 copies of the PRA shet mutationAnimal is, will or could be affected

Cross table of the test : PRA Shet Progressive Retinal Atrophy - Shetland


Mother N/NMother N/PRA shetMother PRA shet/PRA shet
Father N/N100% N/N50% N/N
50% N/PRA shet
100% N/PRA shet
Father N/PRA shet50% N/N
50% N/PRA shet
25% N/N
50% N/PRA shet
25% PRA shet/PRA shet
50% N/PRA shet
50% PRA shet/PRA shet
Father PRA shet/PRA shet100% N/PRA shet50% N/PRA shet
50% PRA shet/PRA shet
100% PRA shet/PRA shet

Certificate example for the test : PRA Shet Progressive Retinal Atrophy - Shetland

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References

Wiik AC, Ropstad EO, Ekesten B, Karlstam L, Wade CM, Lingaas F. Progressive retinal atrophy in Shetland sheepdog is associated with a mutation in the CNGA1 gene. Anim Genet. 2015 Oct;46(5):515-21.

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