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Cardiomyopathy and Juvenile Mortality (Belgian Shepherd) - SINGLE ASSAY TEST

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Description:

Cardiomyopathy and Juvenile mortality (CJM) is a poorly defined systemic disease.

Affected puppies die at birth or at a maximum age of 6-8 weeks. In a recently reported case, the puppies initially developed normally but then showed non-specific symptoms like vomiting, uncoordinated movements, trembling or respiratory symptoms and died a few days after the first clinical signs, usually due to heart failure.

Category:

Cardiorespiratory (Associated with Heart and Lungs)

Gene:

YARS2, chr13

Variant Detected:

c.1054G>A p.Glu352Lys

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 Dominant

Research Citation(s):

Gurtner, 2020, Genes, 11,313

Associated Breed(s):

Belgian Groenendael Shepherd, Belgian Lakenois Shepherd, Belgian Malinois Shepherd, Belgian Tervueren Shepherd ,