PRA rdyProgressive Retinal Atrophy

44,90

Specific to Abyssin, Somali breeds

Tests turnaround : 3-6 days or Express 3 days
Breeds : Abyssin, Somali
Samples : Buccal swab, or Blood in EDTA tube, or Blood in dry tube

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

What is PRA rdyProgressive Retinal Atrophy?

PRA rdyProgressive Retinal Atrophy is a specific mutation found in Abyssin and Somali cat. This disease produce rod cone dysplasia. Kittens will be blind at around 7 weeks old due to a defective protein which is needed for the normal eye development.

Understanding results of the test : PRA rdy - Progressive Retinal Atrophy


N/N : Normal, no copy of the PRA rdy mutation. N/PRA rdy : one copy of the PRA rdy mutation, the cat may develop this disease. PRA rdy/PRA rdy : 2 copies of the PRA rdy mutation, the cat may develop this disease.
Test name : PRA rdy - Progressive Retinal Atrophy
Gene Mutation : CRX n.546delC
Heredity : autosomal dominant (more information)
Penetrance : complete (more information)
Test resultPRA rdy - Progressive Retinal Atrophy status (CRX n.546delC)Health status
N/NNo copy of the PRA rdy mutationAnimal is normal (clear)
PRA rdy/N1 copy of the PRA rdy mutationAnimal is, will or could be affected
PRA rdy/PRA rdy2 copies of the PRA rdy mutationAnimal is, will or could be affected

Cross table of the test : PRA rdy - Progressive Retinal Atrophy


Mother N/NMother PRA rdy/NMother PRA rdy/PRA rdy
Father N/N100% N/N50% N/N
50% PRA rdy/N
100% PRA rdy/N
Father PRA rdy/N50% N/N
50% PRA rdy/N
25% N/N
50% PRA rdy/N
25% PRA rdy/PRA rdy
50% PRA rdy/N
50% PRA rdy/PRA rdy
Father PRA rdy/PRA rdy100% PRA rdy/N50% PRA rdy/N
50% PRA rdy/PRA rdy
100% PRA rdy/PRA rdy

Certificate example for the test : PRA rdy - Progressive Retinal Atrophy

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References

Menotti-Raymond M, Deckman KH, David V, Myrkalo J, O’Brien SJ, Narfström K. Mutation discovered in a feline model of human congenital retinal blinding disease. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 Jun; 51(6):2852-9. Epub 2010 Jan 6. PubMed PMID: 20053974.

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