Type A-PRA Optigen **

Die Progressive Retinaatrophie (PRA) ist eine fortschreitende Erkrankung der Netzhaut (Retina).... more
Disease
The progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is an inherited eye disorder leading to a degeneration of the photoreceptor cells of the retina. Initially, a loss of function of the rod cells is observed proceeding in night blindness and decreased adaptation of vision. The type A-PRA occurs very rarely. The mutation could not be eliminated form the breed yet and is subject of ongoing research. Therefore, the genetic test could be especially reasonable in the case of a clinical diagnosis of PRA.
Breed
Miniature Schnauzer
Heredity
autosomal recessive
Test duration
3-4 weeks after arrival of the sample in the lab
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