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Leopard - coat pattern spotting

Leopard - coat pattern spotting

Vendor
Equigerminal
Regular price
€35.00
Sale price
€35.00
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per 

DNA test
  • The DNA test verifies the presence of the dominant LP gene. 
  • The LP gene is associated to high risk of Equine Recurrent Uveitis (ERU) and Congenital Stationary Night Blindness (CSNB).
Sample
  • 20 to 30 - hair roots - envelope
or
  • 5 mL - blood - K3 EDTA tube

Turnaround time

  • 2 to 5  working days

Why test?

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Results description

The DNA test verifies the presence of the dominant LP Gene (designated LP) and presents results as one of the following:                                                            

  • N/ - Negative for LP. Absence of the dominante LP gene, non spotted horse. Lower risk to develop Equine Recurrent Uveitis (ERU) and Congenital N/ Stationary Night Blindness (CSNB) associated to Leopard.
  • LP/N - Positive heterozygous for LP. Presence of one copy of the incomplete dominant LP gene responsible spotted coat (Appaloosa coat pattern). Horses have high risk to develop Equine Recurrent Uveitis (ERU). The horse can pass the LP gene to 50% of their progeny when bred.
  • LP/ - Positive homozygous for LP. Presence of two copies of the incomplete dominant LP gene responsible for spotted coat (Appaloosa coat pattern). Additionally horses have highest risk to develop Equine Recurrent Uveitis (ERU) and Congenital Stationary Night Blindness (CSNB). The horse will LP/LP pass the LP gene to 100% of its offspring. Risk for ERU associated to LP is evaluated LP/LP > LP/N > N

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