(Australian Cattle Dog, Continental Bulldog, English Bulldog, French Bulldog, Labrador Retriever,...plus
autosomal recessive; autosomal dominant in Australian Cattle Dog and Miniature Pinscher
HeredityCystinuria is caused by a defective transport of the amino acid cystine in the kidney tubules. Dogs suffering from Cystinuria suffer repeated urinary tract inflammations, and are at risk for urinary blockage, which can, if not treated promptly, lead to kidney failure, bladder rupture, and death.
TaqMan SNP-assay (Continental Bulldog, English Bulldog, French Bulldog, Landseer, Mastiff, Newfoundland, Olde English Bulldog), sequencing (Labrador Retriever, Australian Cattle Dog, Miniature Pinscher)