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Genetic Testing

A List of Available Canine and Feline Genetic Tests
Jerold S. Bell, DVM

Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

North Grafton, MA, USA
Available Genetic Tests for Breed Specific Canine and Feline Genetic Disorders

DisorderBreedsType of testTest facility
Canine Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency (CLAD)Irish Red & White Setter
Irish Setter
DirectOptigen
Animal Health Trust
Cataract, Juvenile (Early Onset Hereditary Cataract--EHD)Boston Terrier
French Bulldog
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
DirectAnimal Health Trust
Ceroid lipofuscinosisBorder CollieDirectAnimal Health Trust 
Optigen
Ceroid lipofuscinosisAmerican Bulldog
Dachshund
English Setter
DirectU Missouri
Coat Color and Nose Color VariationAustralian Shepherd 
Border Collie 
Brittany 
Belgian Shepherd 
Cardigan Welsh Corgi 
Collie (Rough, Smooth) 
Cocker Spaniel 
Curly-Coated Retriever 
Dachshund 
Dalmatian 
Doberman Pinscher 
English Cocker Spaniel 
English Setter 
English Springer Spaniel 
Field Spaniel 
Flat-coated Retriever 
French Bulldog 
German Shepherd 
German Longhaired Pointer
German Shorthaired Pointer 
German Wirehaired Pointer 
Great Dane 
Greyhound 
Groenendael 
LabradorRetriever 
Laekenois 
LargeMunsterlander 
Lowchen 
Malinois 
Newfoundland 
Pointer 
Pomeranian 
Poodle 
Portuguese Water Dog 
Pudelpointer 
Shetland Sheepdog 
Staffordshire Bull Terrier 
Tervuren 
Whippet
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
DirectHealthGene
Coat Color Gene VariationsAlaskan Klee Kai
American Cocker Spaniel
Australian Cattle Dog
Border Collie
Curly Coated Retriever
Dalmatian
Doberman Pinscher
English Cocker Spaniel
English Springer Spaniel
Flat Coated Retriever
Gordon Setter
Labrador Retriever
Newfoundland
Pointer
Poodle
Schipperke
Scottish Terrier
Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog
DirectVetGen
Coat Length (FGF5)WeimaranerDirectAnimal Health Trust
Cobalamin Malabsorption (Methylmalonic Aciduria)Australian Shepherd
Giant Schnauzer
DirectPennGen
Cobalamin Malabsorption
(Methylmalonic Aciduria)
Beagle
Border Collie
DSH
Shar Pei
PhenotypicPennGen
Collie Eye Anomaly
(Choroidal Hypoplasia)
Australian Shepherd
Border Collie
Lancashire Heeler
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
Rough Coated Collie
Shetland Sheepdog
Smooth Coated Collie
Whippet. Longhair
DirectOptigen
Cone (Retinal) DegenerationGerman Shorthaired PointerDirectOptigen
Congenital Hypothyroidism with Goiter (CHG)Rat Terrier
Toy Fox Terrier
DirectMichigan State University--Fyfe Lab.
PennGen
Congenital Stationary Night Blindness (RPE65-CSNB)BriardDirectOptigen
Animal Health Trust
Copper ToxicosisBedlington TerrierDirectVetGen
Animal Health Trust
Cyclic Neutropenia (Grey Collie Syndrome)Smooth Coated Collie
Rough Coated Collie
DirectHealthGene
CystinuriaNewfoundland
Labrador Retriever
DirectOptigen (Newf only)
PennGen
VetGen (Newf only)
Degenerative Myelopathy (DM)German Shepherd Dog (FLASH test)
Boxer (RAPD)
Pembroke Welsh Corgis (RAPD)
Rhodesian Ridgeback (RAPD)
Direct (susceptibility loci)U-Fla--Neuro Service
Factor VII DeficiencyAlaskan Klee Kai
Beagle
Scottish Deerhound
DirectPennGen
Factor IX Deficiency
(Hemophilia B)
Airedale Terrier
Bull Terrier
German Wirehaired Pointer Labrador Retriever
Lhasa Apso
DirectCornell Univ. Comparative Coag. Lab (GWP)
HealthGene (Others)
Factor XI DeficiencyKerry Blue TerrierDirectPennGen
Fanconi SyndromeBasenjiLinked MarkerU-Missouri
Fanconi SyndromeBasenji
Norwegian Elkhound
PhenotypicPennGen
FucosidosisEnglish Springer SpanielDirectPennGen
Animal Health Trust
Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia (Type I)Great Pyrenees
Otterhound
DirectAuburn Univ.--Boudreaux Lab.
Globoid cell leukodystrophyCairn terrier
West Highland White Terrier
DirectJefferson Medical Coll.
Glycogenosis (GSD) Type IIIaCurly Coated RetrieverDirectMichigan State University--Fyfe Lab.
Glycogenosis (GSD) Type IVNorwegian Forest CatDirectPennGen
GM1-GangliosidosisPortuguese Water DogDirectNew York University Neurogenetics Lab
Hypertrophic CardiomyopathyMaine Coon Cat
Ragdoll
DirectWashington State U--Meurs Lab
Ivermectin Sensitivity
(MDR1)
Australian Shepherd
Collie
Old English Sheepdog
Shetland Sheepdog
Other breeds
DirectWashington State U--Pharm Lab
L-2-HGA (L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria)Staffordshire Bull TerrierDirectAnimal Health Trust
MannosidosisDSH
Persian
DirectPennGen
Merle Gene (SILV)Australian Shepherds
Beauceron Sheepdog
Border Collie
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Catahoula Leopard Dog
Chihuahua
Cocker Spaniel
Collie
Dachshund
Great Danes
Norwegian Hound
Pitt Bull
Pomeranian
Pyrenean Shepherd
Shetland Sheepdogs
DirectGenMARK
Mucolipidosis II (I-Cell Disease)DSHDirectPennGen
Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS)DSH
German Shepherd Dog
Miniature Pinscher
Miniature Schnauzer
Schipperke
Siamese
DirectPennGen
Muscular Myopathy (Centronuclear myopathy)Labrador RetrieverDirectAlfort School of Veterinary Medicine, France
Myotonia CongenitalMiniature SchnauzerDirectOptigen
PennGen
NarcolepsyDachshund Doberman Pinscher Labrador RetrieverDirectOptigen
Neonatal EncephalopathyStandard PoodleDirectU Missouri
Nephropathy (Hereditary N., Familial N.)English Cocker SpanielsDirectOptigen
Phosphofructokinase Deficiency (PFK)American Cocker Spaniel
English Springer Spaniel
DirectOptigen
PennGen
VetGen
Animal Health Trust (ESS)
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)American Shorthair
Himalayan
Persian
Scottish Fold
DirectUC-Davis--Lyons Lab.
Animal Health Trust
Primary HyperparathyroidismKeeshondLinkageCornell--Goldstein Lab
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (cord1)Dachshund, Miniature Longhaired
English Springer Spaniel
DirectAnimal Health Trust
U-Missouri
Progressive Retinal Atrophy--DominantBullmastiff
(English) Mastiff
DirectOptigen
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (prcd)American Cocker Spaniel
American Eskimo Dog
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Shepherd
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Chinese Crested
Cockapoo
English Cocker Spaniel
Entelbucher Mountain Dog
Finnish Lapphund
Golden Retriever
Kuvasz
Labradoodle
Labrador Retriever
Lapponian Herder
Nova Scotia Duck Trolling Retriever
Poodle; Miniature & Toy
Portuguese Water Dog
Spanish Water Dog
Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog
Swedish Lapphund
DirectOptigen
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (rcd1)Irish Red & White Setter
Irish Setter
Sloughi (rcd1a)
DirectOptigen
Animal Health Trust
VetGen (Irish Setter)
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (rcd3)Cardigan Welsh CorgiDirectMichigan State Univ.--
Peterson-Jones Lab.
Optigen
VetGen
Progressive Retinal Atrophy--Type AMiniature SchnauzerDirectOptigen
Progressive Retinal Atrophy--X-LinkedSamoyed
Siberian Husky
DirectOptigen
Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Phosphatase Deficiency
(PDH or PDP1)
Clumber Spaniel
Sussex Spaniel
DirectU-Missouri
Animal Health Trust
Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (PK)Abyssinian
American Eskimo Dog Basenji
Beagle
Cairn Terrier
Chihuahua
Dachshund
DSH
Somali
West Highland White Terrier
DirectOptigen (Basenji)
PennGen (All)
VetGen (Basenji)
Animal Health Trust (Westies)
Renal DysplasiaLhasa Apso
Shih Tzu
Soft Coated Wheaton Terrier
LinkageVetGen
Retinal Dysplasia--Canine Multi-focal Retinopathy (CMR)Bullmastiff
Coton de Tulear
Dogue de Bordeaux
Great Pyrenees
Mastiff (English & French)
DirectOptigen
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)Bassett Hound
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
DirectPennGen
Spinal Muscular AtrophyMaine Coon CatDirectMichigan State University--Fyfe Lab.
ThrombopathiaBassett Hound
Landseer
Spitz
DirectAuburn Univ.--Boudreaux Lab.
Trapped Neutrophil Syndrome (TNS)Border CollieLinkageUniv. New South Wales
Von Willebrand's DiseaseBernese Mountain Dog
Doberman Pinscher
Drentsche Patrijshound
German Pinscher
Kerry Blue Terrier
Manchester Terrier
Papillion
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Poodle
Scottish Terrier
Shetland Sheepdog
DirectVetGen
Von Willebrand's DiseaseIrish Red and White SettersDirectAnimal Health Trust

URLs and Emails
1.  Alfort School of Veterinary Medicine, France: http://www.labradorcnm.com/
2.  Animal Health Trust (England):http://www.aht.org.uk/sci_diag_disc_genetics_dna.html#canine
3.  Auburn Univ.--Boudreaux Lab: http://www.vetmed.auburn.edu (334-844-2692)
4.  Cornell--Goldstein Lab: (607-253-4480)
5.  Cornell Univ. Comparative Coagulation Lab:https://ahdc.vet.cornell.edu/sects/coag/ (607-275-0622)
6.  GenMARK: (877-766-3446)
7.  HealthGene: www.healthgene.com (877-371-1551)
8.  Jefferson Medical College: David.wenger@mail.tju.edu (215-955-1666)
9.  Michigan State University-Peterson-Jones Lab.: http://www.cardigancorgis.com/ (517-353-3278)
10.  Michigan State University-Fyfe Lab.: http://mmg.msu.edu/faculty/fyfe.htm (517-355-6463x1559)
11.  New York University Neurogenetics Laboratory: http://www.pwdca.org/ (212 263-2943)
12.  Optigen: www.optigen.com (607-257-0301)
13.  PennGen: www.vet.upenn.edu (215-898-8894)
14.  UC-Davis--Lyons Lab.: http://www.vgl.ucdavis.edu/service/cat/PKD.html (530-752-2211)
15.  U Missouri--Johnson Lab: http://www.caninegeneticdiseases.net/ (573)-884-3712)
16.  Univ. New South Wales--Wilton Lab: a.wilton@unsw.edu.au
17.  U-Fla--Neuro Service: (352-392-4700 x4700)
18.  VetGen: www.vetgen.com (800-483-8436)
19.  Washington State U--Meurs Lab: (509-335-6038)
20.  Washington State U--Pharm Lab:http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu (509-335-3745)