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Heterozygous dogs possess medium risk, homozygous affected dogs possess high risk to develop symptoms of the disease.
Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
HeredityThe Risk assessment for PLN is possible due to genetic testing. Hereditary PLN starts often with a hidden proteinuria in midlife. The disease can proceed mildly and stay steady for years. In some cases severe complications like kidney failure or thromboses occur. Nevertheless symptoms vary hugely and are supposed to depend on enviromental factors and modifying genes.
TaqMan SNP Assay