Junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB)

JEB (Junctional Epidermolysis bullosa) is a blistering disorder of the skin and mucous membranes... more
Disease
JEB (Junctional Epidermolysis bullosa) is a blistering disorder of the skin and mucous membranes in which tissue separation occurs within the lamina lucida of the basement membrane zone at the dermal-epidermal junction. Affected dogs show erosion and encrustation in the field of the balls, knees, elbows, ankle joints, carpal bones, hips, lips and tongue.
Breed
German Shorthaired Pointer
Heredity
autosomal recessive; the genetic test detects a SNP mutation that is inherited together with the responsible mutation.
Test duration
3-5 days after arrival of the sample in the lab
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