Description:  PRA-rcd3 is characterized by loss of vision due to photoreceptor cell degeneration in the retina. There is a gradual death of photosensitive retina cells because they are not vascular supplied adequately. This early onset of degenerative disease eventually leads to complete blindness at a young age.


Inheritance: autosomal recessive


Mutation: c.1940delA in PDE6A gene


Sample: EDTA whole blood (1.0 ml) or 2 buccal brushes. For official purposes, the confirmation of the dog’s identity by Veterinarian is recommended.


The analysis is suitable for the following breeds: Chinese Crested dog, Pomeranian, Welsh Corgi Cardigan