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    Senior Member Aussie's Avatar
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    Was owed a favour/in credit for a genetic (DNA) test. While dropping off the sample, I asked for all tests please (I assumed all relevant to breed tests - in my case Labrador Retriever).

    Received confirmation today of tests to be performed, I thought it was funny!!!

    The following tests were ordered:

    Autosomal Hereditary Recessive Nephropathy

    Arrythmogenic Right Ventricular Cariomyopathy

    Canine Hyperuricosuira

    Canine Leukoctye Adhesion Deficiency

    Canine Multifocal Retinopathy 1

    Centronuclear Myopathy

    Cerebella Ataxia

    Collie Eye Anamoly/Choroidal Hyperplasia

    Cone Degeneration

    Cone-Rod Dystrophy I - PRA

    Congenital Hypothyroidism

    Congenital Stationary Night Blindness

    Cystinuria

    Dermoid Sinus

    Degenerative Myelopathy

    Dominant - PRA

    Exercise Induced Collapse

    Dwarfism

    Fucosidosis

    Factor VII Deficiency

    Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy/Krabbe's Disease

    GM1 - Gangliosidosis

    Gray Collie Syndrome (canine cyclic neutropenia)

    Hereditary Cataract

    Hereditary Catract (Dominant)

    Hereditary Cataract (Juvenile)

    Ivermectin Sensitivity MDR1

    L-2-hydroxgluatric Aciduria

    Long Hair Gene

    Merle

    Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Muscular Dystrophy X-linked (MDX)

    Myotonia Congenita

    Mytotubular Myopathy X Linked

    Narcolepsy

    Natural Bob Tail

    Neontal Encephalopathy

    Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    Phosphofructokinase Deficiency

    Polyneuropathy/Neuropathy (NDGR1)

    Primary Lens Luxation

    Progressive Retinal Atrophy -Rcd1

    Progressive Retinal Atrophy -rcd1a

    Progressive Rod Code Degeneration - PRA

    Progressive Retinal Atrophy - rcd 3

    Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Phosphatase 1 Deficiency

    Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency

    Ridge Gene

    Thrombopathia

    von Willebrand's Disease Type I

    von Willebrand's Disease Type II

    von Willebrand's Disease Type III

    X Linked PRA

    A-Locus Agouti

    B (Brown) Locus

    D (Dilute) Locus

    B-Locus / E- Locus (Brown and Yellow Coat Colours)

    B-Locus / E- Locus (Brown and Yellow Coat Colours)

    EM-Locus Melanistic Mask Allele (Em), E-Locus

    Lemon and Brown Coat Colours

    E-Locus (yellow, lemon, red, cream and appricot)

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    Coo. Glad neither you nor I had to pay for it.

    There's stuff in there I've never heard of, and stuff I have heard of but didn't know that a genetic test was available for; I need to mug up on the cataract business for a start.

    I'm sure Long Hair Gene played opposite Jay Silverheels in some of the Lone Ranger movies, and 'Phosphofructokinase Deficiency' doesn't strike me as one to be discussed after a good night in the pub. "Hark, I hear a pistol shot ..." and so on. So I chuckled too, but there's a nugget or two to be picked up as well.

    Eug
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    Wow, I sure hope your dog is not a carrier for Gray Collie Syndrome (canine cyclic neutropenia)! That could really limit your breeding potential!

    Marissa Everett

    Instead of focusing on what’s missing, learn to appreciate what’s already there.

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    That's list is the full monte. So it is possible to have a merle, lemon/brown, long haired, dwarf Labrador with a natural bobtail. Don't let the silver lab-labradoodle folks in on this.
    Last edited by Losthwy; 03-29-2012 at 09:57 AM.
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    Just think of the celebration you can have if they all come back clear!
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