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WFFS/FFS & PSSM1 - DNA Test bundle

WFFS/FFS & PSSM1 - DNA Test bundle

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DNA test bundle : PSSM1  & WFFS  

Discover Peace of Mind with Precision Equine Genetics. Our DNA test bundle offers a comprehensive genetic screening for Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy Type 1 (PSSM1) and Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome (WFFS), empowering you with essential information for the wellbeing of your equine companion.

  • PSSM1 Genetic Test: Uncover the presence of the specific allele at the GYS1 locus responsible for PSSM1, a condition affecting muscle metabolism in horses. Early detection can guide management and care. Learn more about the PSSM1 test here.

  • WFFS Genetic Test: This test identifies the allele at the PLOD1 locus responsible for Fragile Foal Syndrome (FFS), also known as Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome (WFFS). Knowing your horse's genetic status aids in making informed breeding decisions. Further details on the WFFS test can be found here.

Sample Requirements

  • 20-30 hair roots.
  • Alternatively, 5 mL blood in an EDTA tube.

Turnaround Time

Expect results within 5 working days.

How to Submit Your Sample

  1. Download the Equine DNA Submission Form here.

  2. Prepare your sample according to the guidelines.

  3. Send your sample and the completed form to:

    Equigerminal Lab
    Rua Eduardo Correia, 13
    3030-507 Coimbra, PORTUGAL

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