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Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy Type 2 - PSSM2 6 Variant Panel

Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy Type 2 - PSSM2 6 Variant Panel

Vendor
Generatio - Partner of Equigerminal Lab
Regular price
€275.00
Sale price
€275.00
Unit price
per 

DNA test
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"PSSM2 is an umbrella term for a group of muscle diseases with symptoms that can include exercise intolerance, muscle atrophy, intermittent lameness, muscle stiffness, gait abnormalities, and pain-related behavioural changes.
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The PSSM2 Equine Myopathy Panel tests six variants associated with PSSM2: P2, P3, P4, Px, P8, K1.
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The test is patented by EquiSeq Inc. and is offered in Europe exclusively by Generatio" - partner of Equigerminal Lab.


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Sample

  • 30 to 40 - hair roots - envelope
or
  • 5 mL - blood - K3 EDTA tube

Turnaround time

  • 10 to 15  working days

Why test?

→ Exercise intolerance due to muscle wasting, stiffness, and pain.

Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM) is the name of a group of hereditary muscle diseases with similar symptoms. The variants categorized under the umbrella term PSSM2 (P2, P3, P4, Px, P8, K1) lead to exercise intolerance due to muscle wasting, stiffness, and pain.

PSSM2 is not curable and can greatly impact a horse’s quality of life. An accurate diagnosis allows owners to optimize feeding and handling/exercise regimens to support the health of their horses.

More info here