Pompe disease is caused by the deficiency of glucosidase leading to abnormal storage of glucose in lysosomes. Affected dogs suffer from vomiting, progressive muscle weakness and loss of condition. Heart disease leads to death at about 1.5 years of age.
Finnish Lapphund, Lapponian Herder, Swedish Lapphun
Trait of inheritance
1-2 weeks after arrival of the sample in the lab
The DNA test is performed out of EDTA blood or buccal swabs. Required swabs can be ordered free of charge. (Buccal swab order-form). If a swab is sent in, possibly the genetic material is not sufficient to run the test. In this case it would be best to send in an EDTA blood sample.
Please send in your sample together with the lab order genetic. Results will be transmitted optionally via post, fax or email. After completion of the test you will receive a separate invoice. Payment can be made via credit card or bank transfer.
Breeding club discounts apply if a copy of the membership card is sent together with the respective samples. Due to administrative reasons the invoiced price can not be altered subsequently.