Canine multi-focal retinopathy (CMR1/2/3)

Canine multifocal retinopathy (CMR) is a slow progressive disease associated with multiple... more
Disease
Canine multifocal retinopathy (CMR) is an inherited disease which causes lesions of the retina. The distinct course of the disease is not fully known yet and varies in the affected breeds. First symptoms can be found at the age of about four month. The progression of the disease is slow. In some cases, lesions disappear for some time and emerge again later on. Research about the pathology of the CMR is still to be done to investigate the stages of the disease completely. Blindness or visual impairment was not found in affected dogs yet.
Breed
American Bulldog, Australian Shepherd, Boerboel, Bullmastiff, Coton de Tuléar, Dogo Canario, Dogue De Bordeaux, English Bulldog, Finnish Lapphund, French Bulldog, Italian Corso Dog, Lapponian Herder, Mastiff, Miniature Australian Shepherd, Pyrenean Mountain Dog, Swedish Lapphund
Heredity
autosomal recessive
Test duration
3-5 days after arrival of the sample in the lab (Coton de Tulear)
1-2 weeks after arrival of the sample in the lab
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