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Brain Hypomyelination (Weimaraner Type)

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Test Overview:

Also referred to as neural tube defect (NTDs) or spina bifida. A birth defect caused by the closure of the neural tube.

Category:

Nervous system / Neurologic - Associated with the brain, spinal cord and nerves

Gene:

NKX2-8

Variant Detected:

c.174del_G;ins2bp(AA)

Severity:

Moderate. This disease can cause significant signs of discomfort and/or dysfunction in affected animals. It may involve relatively high treatment/management costs, and can sometimes reduce life expectancy.

Mode of Inheritance:

Autosomal Recessive

Research Citation(s):

PLoS Genet. 2013;9(7):e1003646.

Associated Breed(s):

Weimaraner, Weimaraner Long Hair ,
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