Juvenile Enzephalopathie (JBD)

Disease
The juvenile encephalopathy in Russell Terriers is a severe brain disorder with an early onset at 6-12 months of age. The affected puppies suffer from epileptic seizures. The disease progresses rapidly causing irreversible brain damage leading to death.
Breed
Jack Russell Terrier, Parson Russell Terrier
Heredity
autosomal recessive
Test duration
3-5 days after arrival of the sample in the lab
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