Finnish Hound ataxia (FHA)

Affected dogs will show first indications of cerebellar neurodegeneration at the age of 4-12... more
Disease
This disease is caused by a mutation in the SEL1L gene. Affected dogs will show first indications of cerebellar neurodegeneration at the age of 4-12 weeks. First clinical signs are loss of balance, minor incoordination of gait and intention tremor while later symptoms can be a progressive incoordination or a complete loss of mobility.
Breed
Finnish Hound, Norrbottenspitz
Heredity
autosomal recessive
Test duration
3-5 days after arrival of the sample in the lab
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