Juvenile epilepsy (JE)

Juvenile epilepsy is genetically imprinted and occurs during week five to twelve of a puppy’s... more
Disease
A kind of epilepsy which correlates to symptoms in early age exists in Lagotto Romagnolo. Juvenile epilepsy is genetically imprinted and occurs during week five to twelve of a puppy’s live. Typically, symptoms range from slight shivering and wobbly gait to spastic paralysis, or the dog being unable to walk. Genetic testing offers an opportunity to prove the existence of the disease, despite the short time these varying symptoms appear.
Breed
Lagotto Romagnolo
Heredity
autosomal recessive
Test duration
3-5 days after arrival of the sample in the lab
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