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DNA Inherited Disease Testing

DDC Veterinary is offering fast, affordable DNA Testing for the following inherited diseases. Its R&D scientists partner with leading scientists in the industry to develop, validate, and offer more testing options important to breeders and pet owners.

Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC)
Dogs clinically affected by Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC) will often begin to exhibit leg weakness followed by a complete collapse after just 5 to 15 minutes of strenuous activity.

Centronuclear Myopathy in Labrador Retrievers
CNM is an inherited autosomal recessive disorder and is characterized by weight loss, awkward weight gain and exercise intolerance.

Cystinuria in Newfoundlands and Labradors
A metabolic disorder that can cause stones in the urinary tract.

Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) in Canine Breeds
DM is a degenerative disease of the spinal cord, characterized by muscle weakness in the hind limbs eventually leading to paraplegia.

Phosphofructokinase Deficiency (PFK) in English Springer Spaniels, Cocker Spaniels and Whippets
A metabolic disorder that prevents glucose from being converted into available energy, leading to muscle disease and sometimes anemia in affected animals.

Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency (PK) in West Highland Terriers and Basenjis
A defect in red blood cells that leads to anemia and liver failure.

Uric Acid DNA Test (Hyperuricosuria)
Hyperuricosuria, or elevated uric acid level in the urine, is inherited as an autosomal recessive disorder and is characterized by the formation of bladder stones and occasional kidney stones.

von Willebrand's Disease
vWD is the most common inherited bleeding disorder in canines. There are three classifications of vWD: Types I, II and III that are based on the concentration and nature of plasma von Willebrand Factor.

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