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

 

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