PRA pdProgressive Retinal Atrophy Persian

44,90

Specific to Persian, Exotic shorthair, Himalayan

Tests turnaround : 3-6 days or Express 3 days
Breeds : Exotic Shorthair, Persan
Samples : Buccal swab, or Blood in EDTA tube, or Blood in dry tube

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

What is PRA pdProgressive Retinal Atrophy Persian?

The disease declared at 5 weeks old with blindness at 4 monthes.

Symptoms starts with eye movements that are not well coordinate.

Cats that are carriers (N/PRA-pd) have a normal vision even if we can observed changes in retinal pigment epithelium.

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 breeds for the test : PRA pd - Progressive Retinal Atrophy Persian


The following breeds are recognized :
  • Exotic Shorthair
  • Persan

Understanding results of the test : PRA pd - Progressive Retinal Atrophy Persian


N/N : Normal, no copy of the PRA-pd mutation. N/PRA-pd : Normal, one copy of the PRA-pd mutation. PRA-pd/PRA-pd : 2 copies of the PRA-pd mutation, the cat may develop this disease.
Test name : PRA pd - Progressive Retinal Atrophy Persian
Gene Mutation : AIPL1 c.577C>T
Heredity : autosomal recessive (more information)
Penetrance : complete (more information)
Test resultPRA pd - Progressive Retinal Atrophy Persian status (AIPL1 c.577C>T)Health status
N/NNo copy of the PRA pd mutationAnimal is normal (clear)
N/PRA pd1 copy of the PRA pd mutationAnimal is normal (clear)
PRA pd/PRA pd2 copies of the PRA pd mutationAnimal is, will or could be affected

Cross table of the test : PRA pd - Progressive Retinal Atrophy Persian


Mother N/NMother N/PRA pdMother PRA pd/PRA pd
Father N/N100% N/N50% N/N
50% N/PRA pd
100% N/PRA pd
Father N/PRA pd50% N/N
50% N/PRA pd
25% N/N
50% N/PRA pd
25% PRA pd/PRA pd
50% N/PRA pd
50% PRA pd/PRA pd
Father PRA pd/PRA pd100% N/PRA pd50% N/PRA pd
50% PRA pd/PRA pd
100% PRA pd/PRA pd

Certificate example for the test : PRA pd - Progressive Retinal Atrophy Persian

Click on the example certificate below to open it.

certificate

References

Rah H, Maggs DJ, Blankenship TN, Narfstom K, Lyons LA. 2005. Early-Onset, Autosomal Recessive, Progressive Retinal Atrophy in Persian Cats. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 46:1742-1747.

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