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Disease/Test Available Tested Breed(s) Application require Affects Sample Type Samples or x-rays sent to:
Autoimmune thyroiditis Hypothyroidism

This is only
the top 25,
go to OFA
for a more
statistics

English setter

German wirehaired pointer

Kuvasz
Shetland sheepdog

Welsh springer spaniel

Rhodesian ridgeback

Dalmatian

Akita

Boxer

Irish setter

Flat-coated retriever

Afghan hound

Nova scotia ducktolling ret.

Giant schnauzer

American pit bull terrier

Leonberger

American staffordshire terrier

Golden retriever

Borzoi

Anatolian shepherd

English springer spaniel

Basenji

Bloodhound

Doberman pinscher

Great dane

Yes- OFA

Thyroid Serum

University of California
Veterinary Medical
Teaching Hospital
Clinical Pathology,
Chemistry,
Room 1017
1 Garrrod Dr.
Davis, Ca 95616

Endocrine Diagnostic Center, Diagnostic Center for Population
& Animal Health 4125 Beaumont Road,
Room 122,
Lansing, MI 48910, (517) 353-0621

Animal Health Laboratory,
Laboratory Services Division,
University of Guelph ,
Door P2 Bldg. 49, McIntosh Lane, Guelph,
Ontario, N1G 2W1, CANADA,
(519) 824-4120 ext. 54501

Vita-Tech
1345 Denison Street, Markham, Ont L3R 5V2,
CANADA,
1-800-667-3411

New York State Animal Health Diagnostic Center College of Veterinary Medicine,
Cornell University, Upper Tower Rd.,
Ithaca, NY 14853, (607) 253-3673
Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Attn: OFA Special Handling,

College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Minnesota, 1333
Gortner Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108, (612) 624-0761

Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
1 Sippel Road,
College Station, TX 77843, (979) 845-3414

Antech Diagnostics
1111 Marcus Ave., Suite M28, Lake Success,
NY 11042, 800-872-1001

Canine Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency (CLAD)

Irish Setter

Irish Red and White Setter

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Immune system,
unable
to
fight
infection

Blood

OptiGen, LLC
Cornell Business &
Technology Park
767 Warren Road,
Suite 300
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-257-0301
Fax: 607-257-0353
Email:
genetest@optigen.com

Canine
Multifocal Retinopathy (CMR)
Mastiff

Bullmastiff

Great Pyrenees

Dogue De Bordeaux

Coton de Tulear

Yes –
Contact Lab
listed
Eyes
Blood OptiGen, LLC
Cornell Business &
Technology Park
767 Warren Road,
Suite 300
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-257-0301
Fax: 607-257-0353
Email:
genetest@optigen.com

Centro
Nuclear Myopathy
(CNM)

AKA:
Muscular Myopathy
of the
Labrador

Labrador Retriever

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Muscular system

DNA - Brush
kit

Alfort School of Veterinary Medicine

info@labradorcnm.com

How to Submit Form

Cobalamin Malabsorption

Giant Schnauzer

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Methyl-
malonic
acid build up and impaired cellular prolifera-
tion

Urine

PennGen Laboratories
Philadelphia, PA
19104-6010
Phone: (215) 898-3375


Collie Eye Anomaly

Australian Shepherd
Border Collie
Rough & Smooth Collie
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
Shetland Sheepdog

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Eyes

Blood

OptiGen, LLC
Cornell Business &
Technology Park
767 Warren Road,
Suite 300
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-257-0301
Fax: 607-257-0353
Email:
genetest@optigen.com

Cone Degeneration

German Shorthaired Pointer

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Eyes

Blood

OptiGen, LLC
Cornell Business &
Technology Park
767 Warren Road,
Suite 300
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-257-0301
Fax: 607-257-0353
Email:
genetest@optigen.com

Congenital
Cardiac

 

This is only
the top 25,
go to OFA
for a more
statistics

 

Scottish deerhound
Norfolk terrier
Miniature bull terrier
Bull terrier
Hybrid
English toy spaniel
Cavalier king charles spaniel
Whippet
Spinone italiano
American staffordshire terrier
Mi-ki
Bichon frise
Borzoi
Bullmastiff
Petit basset griffons vendeen
Curly-coated retriever
Newfoundland
Shiloh shepherd
Boxer
Poodle
Samoyed
Doberman pinscher
Australian shepherd
American water spaniel
Papillon 

Yes- OFA

Heart Physical eval.
and
EKG results
OFA
Congenital Deafness

Yes- OFA


Hearing BAER
test
only
OFA
Congenital Stationary
Night
Blindness (CSNB)

 

Briard

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Eyes

Blood

OptiGen, LLC
Cornell Business &
Technology Park
767 Warren Road,
Suite 300
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-257-0301
Fax: 607-257-0353
Email:
genetest@optigen.com

Congenital Hypo-
thyroidism
with Goiter (CHG)

Toy Fox Terrier

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Puppies/

growth

Blood

Michigan State University Laboratory
of Comparative
Medical Genetics
2209 Biomedical Physical
Sciences
East Lansing, MI  48824
Dr. John C. Fyfe,
mailto:
fyfe@cvm.msu.edu

Copper
Toxicosis

Bedlington Terrier

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Liver

Blood

VetGen
3728 Plaza Drive,
Suite One
Ann Arbor, MI
48108
Phone:
(800) 483-8436

Cranio Mandibular Osteopathy

Most common in terrier breeds

West highland white
Scottish and
Cairn terriers

Yes- OFA

 


Mandible

(Jaw)

X-Rays

OFA

Cystinuria

Newfoundland

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Kidney

Blood

 

Frozen Semen

Cheek Swabs

PennGen Laboratories
Philadelphia, PA
19104-6010
Phone: (215) 898-3375

OptiGen, LLC
Cornell Business &
Technology Park
767 Warren Road,
Suite 300
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-257-0301
Fax: 607-257-0353
Email:
genetest@optigen.com
 

Vet Diagnostics Center
225 Corporate Court
Fairfield, OH 45014
Toll-Free:
(800) 625-0874
Email:
contact@vetdnacenter.com

VetGen
3728 Plaza Drive, Suite One
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: (800) 483-8436

HealthGene
2175 Keele St.
Toronto, ON M6M 3Z4
Canada
Toll Free:
1-877-371-1551
Email:
info@healthgene.com

Elbow
Dysplasia

 

 

 

This is only
the top 25,
go to OFA
for a more
statistics

 

Chow chow
Rottweiler
Bernese mountain dog
Black russian terrier
Chinese shar-pei
Newfoundland
Fila brasileiro
German shepherd dog
Dogue de bordeaux
American bulldog
St. Bernard
American staffordshire terrier
Staffordshire bull terrier
Bloodhound
Irish water spaniel
Mastiff
English setter
Bullmastiff
English springer spaniel
Shiloh shepherd
Gordon setter
American pit bull terrier
Irish wolfhound
Greater swiss mountain dog
Australian cattle dog

Yes- OFA


Elbows X-Rays OFA

Factor VII Deficiency

Beagle

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Bleeding disorder

Blood

 

Swabs

PennGen Laboratories
Philadelphia, PA
19104-6010
Phone: (215) 898-3375

Factor XI Deficiency

Kerry Blue Terrier
Great Pyrenese English Springer Spaniels

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Bleeding disorder

Blood

PennGen Laboratories
Philadelphia, PA
19104-6010
Phone: (215) 898-3375

Fanconi Syndrome

Basenji
Norwegian Elkhound
Other Breeds

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Kidney

Amino
Acid absorp-
tion

Urine

 

Serum

 

Blood

Animal Molecular Genetics
Univ of MO College of
Vet Medicine
320 Connaway Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
HansenL@missouri.edu

Fucosidosis

English Springer Spaniel

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Genetic mutation

Blood

 

Swabs

PennGen Laboratories
Philadelphia, PA
19104-6010
Phone: (215) 898-3375

Glanzmann’s Thombasthenia

Otterhound

Great Pyrenees

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Genetic mutation

Blood

Mary Boudreaux, DVM, PhD
Dept of Pathobiology
166 Greene Hall
College of Vet Medicine
Auburn University, AL 
36849
(334) 844-2692

Globoid
Cell Leukodystrophy

Cairn Terrier

West Highland White Terrier

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Cell
storage

Nervous system

Blood

 

Swabs

Dr. David Wenger
Dept of Neurology
Jefferson Medical College
1020 Locust St, 394
Philadelphia, PA 19107

GM 1

Portuguese Water Dog

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Cell
storage

Nervous system

Blood

 

Swabs

Neurogenetics Laboratory
Attn: Dr. Bai Jin Zeng
NYU Medical Center
400 East 34th Street
(Room RR210)
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-263-2943

Gonioscopy

Basset Hounds

Yes- OFA

Basset
Hound

Eye

CERF

OFA

Gray Collie Syndrome (Canine
Cyclic Neutropenia)

Smooth Collie

Rough Collie

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Stem
cell
disorder

Whole Blood

HealthGene
2175 Keele St.
Toronto, ON M6M 3Z4
Canada
Toll Free:
1-877-371-1551
Email:
info@healthgene.com

Glycogen
Storage
Disease
Type IIIa
(GSD IIIa)

Curly Coated Retriever

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Gene mutation

DNA - Brush kit

Michigan State Uni
Laboratory of

Comparative
Medical Genetics
2209 Biomedical
Physical
Sciences
East Lansing, MI 
48824

Hip Dysplasia

 

 

 

This is only
the top 25,
go to OFA
for a more
statistics

 

Bulldog
Pug
Dogue de bordeaux
Otterhound
Neapolitan mastiff
St. Bernard
Clumber spaniel
Sussex spaniel
Black russian terrier
Cane corso
Argentine dogo
Basset hound
Boykin spaniel
French bulldog
American bulldog
Norfolk terrier
Perro de presa canario
Fila brasileiro
Bloodhound
American staffordshire terrier
Newfoundland
Louisiana catahoula leopard
English shepherd
Bullmastiff
American pit bull terrier 

Yes- OFA

Hips x-Rays OFA

Holter

Boxers

Doberman Pinscher

Yes- OFA

Boxer

Doberman
Pinscher 


Heart

Monitor
Vest

OFA

Ichthyosis

West Highland white terrier
Cavalier King Charles spaniel
Doberman pinscher
Jack Russell terrier
Norfolk terrier Yorkshire terrier

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Skin

Biopsy

Dr. Patrick Venta
Dept of Microbiology and
Molecular Genetics
2209 Biomedical Physical
Sciences Bldg
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-355-6463 x1552

Juvenile Cataracts

Boston Terrier

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Eye

Swab

Animal Health Trust
Landaus Park, Kentford,
Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7UU
United Kingdom
Telephone: 08700 50 24 24
Fax: 08700 50 24 25
E-mail:
info@aht.org.uk

Kidney

Bull Terriers and Mini Bull Terriers

Norwegian Elkhounds

Yes- OFA

 

Bull Terriers
and
Mini Bull Terrier

Elkhound

Kidney

Urine

OFA

Legg-
Calve-
Perthes

Affenpinscher
Australian Terrier
Bichon Frise
Border Terrier
Boston Terrier
Cairn Terrier
Chihuahua
Cocker Spaniel
Dachshund
Fox Terrier
Jack Russell Terrier
Lakeland Terrier
Manchester Terrier
Miniature Schnauzer
Miniature Pinscher
Pomeranian
Pekingese
Poodle
Pug
Schipperke
Scottish Terrier
Shetland Sheepdog
Silky Terrier
Welsh Terrier
West Highland White Terrier
Yorkshire Terrier

Yes- OFA Hips X-Rays OFA
MDR1
(multiple
drug
resistance
gene)

 

Australian Shepherd

Border Collie

Collie

Shetland Sheepdog

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Allowed Vaccines

Swab

Washington SU
Veterinary Clinical Pharm.

(WSU-VCPL)
PO Box 2280
Pullman, WA 99165-2280
Phone/FAX: 509-335-3745
Email:
VCPL@vetmed.wsu.edu

MPS IIIB

Schipperke

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Toxin
storage
in cells

Blood

 

Swab

PennGen Laboratories
Philadelphia, PA
19104-6010
Phone: (215) 898-3375

MPS VI

Miniature Pinscher

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Multiple
i.e.
skeletal,
neuro-
logic,
Ocular,
etc

Urine

 

Blood

 

Swabs

PennGen Laboratories
Philadelphia, PA
19104-6010
Phone: (215) 898-3375

MPS VII

German Shepherd

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Multiple
i.e.
skeletal,
neuro-
logic,
Ocular,
etc


Urine

 

Blood

 

Swabs

PennGen Laboratories
Philadelphia, PA
19104-6010
Phone: (215) 898-3375

Narcolepsy

Dachshund

Doberman Pinscher

Labrador Retriever

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Neuro-
logical

Blood

 

Swabs

OptiGen, LLC
Cornell Business &
Technology Park
767 Warren Road,
Suite 300
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-257-0301
Fax: 607-257-0353
Email:
genetest@optigen.com

Neonatal Encephalopathy

Standard Poodles

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Puppies

Blood

Animal Molecular Genetics
Univ of MO College of
Vet Medicine
320 Connaway Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
HansenL@missouri.edu

Neuronal
Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

American Bulldog

Dachshund

English Setter

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Neuro-
logical

Blood

Animal Molecular Genetics
Univ of MO College of
Vet Medicine
320 Connaway Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
HansenL@missouri.edu

Patellar
Luxation

 

This is only
the top 25,
go to OFA
for a more
statistics

 

Pomeranian
Cocker spaniel
Chow chow
Yorkshire terrier
Japanese chin
Chinese shar-pei
Bedlington terrier
Labrador retriever
Tibetan spaniel
Tibetan terrier
Lhasa apso
Mi-ki
Australian terrier
Pug
Scottish terrier
Shiba inu
Schipperke
Bichon frise
American eskimo dog
Dachshund
Puli
Brittany
Chinese crested
English cocker spaniel
Poodle

Yes- OFA Knees X-Rays OFA

PDP1 (PDH)

Clumber Spaniel

Sussex Spaniel

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Gene mutation

Blood

Animal Molecular Genetics
Univ of MO College of
Vet Medicine
320 Connaway Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
HansenL@missouri.edu

Phospho-
fructokinase Deficiency

American Cocker Spaniel

English Springer Spaniel

Mixed Breeds

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Cell

function

Blood

 

Swab

OptiGen, LLC
Cornell Business &
Technology Park
767 Warren Road, Suite 300
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-257-0301
Fax: 607-257-0353
Email:
genetest@optigen.com

VetGen
3728 Plaza Drive, Suite One
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: (800) 483-8436

PennGen Laboratory
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6010
Phone: (215) 898-3375

HealthGene
2175 Keele St.
Toronto, ON M6M 3Z4
Canada
Toll Free:
1-877-371-1551
Email:
info@healthgene.com

Vet Diagnostics Center
225 Corporate Court
Fairfield, OH 45014
Toll-Free: (800) 625-0874  
Email:
contact@vetdnacenter.com

Phospho-
fructokinase Deficiency

English Springer Spaniel

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Cell

Function

Blood

 

Swab

Animal Molecular Genetics
Univ of MO College of
Vet Medicine
320 Connaway Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
HansenL@missouri.edu

Primary
Hyper-
para-
thyroidism

Keeshond

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Increased serum
calcium

Blood

Cornell
PHPT Info

Submission Instructions

Submission form  1

Submission form  2

(both are required):


Progressive
Retinal
Atrophy
(PRA)

American Eskimo Dog Australian Cattle Dog Bullmastiff
Cardigan Welsh Corgi Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Chinese Crested
Cocker Spaniel
English Cocker Spaniel
Entlebucher
Finnish Lapphund
Irish Red and White Setter
Irish Setter
Kuvasz
Labrador Retriever
Mastiff
Miniature Poodle
Miniature Schnauzer
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
Toy Poodle
Portuguese Water Dog Samoyed
Siberian Husky
Sloughi
Swedish Lapphund

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Eyes

Blood

 

Cheek

OptiGen, LLC
Cornell Business &
Technology Park
767 Warren Road,
Suite 300
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-257-0301
Fax: 607-257-0353
Email: genetest@optigen.com

VetGen
3728 Plaza Drive, Suite One
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: (800) 483-8436 

HealthGene
2175 Keele St.
Toronto, ON M6M 3Z4 Canada
Toll Free: 1-877-371-1551
Email: info@healthgene.com

Progressive
Retinal
Atrophy
(PRA)

Dachshund

English Springer Spaniel

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Eyes

Blood

 

Cheek

Animal Molecular Genetics
Univ of MO College of
Vet Medicine
320 Connaway Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
HansenL@missouri.edu

Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Phosphatase Deficiency
(PDH, PDP-1)

Clumber Spaniel

Sussex Spaniel

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Gene Mutation

Blood

Animal Molecular Genetics
Univ of MO College of
Vet Medicine
320 Connaway Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
HansenL@missouri.edu

Pyruvate
Kinase
Deficiency

American Eskimo Dog

Basenji

Beagle

Chihuahua

Dachshund

West Highland White Terrier

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Anemia

Blood

 

Cheek

OptiGen, LLC
Cornell Business &
Technology Park
767 Warren Road,
Suite 300
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-257-0301
Fax: 607-257-0353
Email:
genetest@optigen.com


VetGen
3728 Plaza Drive,
Suite One
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: (800) 483-8436

PennGen Laboratories
Philadelphia, PA
19104-6010
Phone: (215) 898-3375

HealthGene

2175 Keele St.
Toronto, ON M6M 3Z4 Canada
Toll Free: 1-877-371-1551
Email: info@healthgene.com

Vet Diagnostics Center
225 Corporate Court
Fairfield, OH 45014
Toll-Free: (800) 625-0874  
Email:
contact@vetdnacenter.com

Pyruvate
Kinase
Deficiency

Basenji

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Anemia

Blood

 

Cheek

Animal Molecular Genetics
Univ of MO College of
Vet Medicine
320 Connaway Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
HansenL@missouri.edu

Renal
Dysplasia

Lhasa Apso

Shih Tzu

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Kidney

Blood

 

Swab

VetGen
3728 Plaza Drive,
Suite One
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: (800) 483-8436

Serum Bile

Scottish Deerhouds

Yes- OFA

Liver

Blood

 OFA

Sebaceous
Adenitis

Standard Poodles
Akita
Samoyed
Vizsla
Lhasa Apso

Yes- OFA

 

Skin

Biopsy

OFA

Shoulder Osteochondrosis

Any

Yes- OFA

 

Shoulder

X-Rays

OFA

Spine

Bulldogs
French Bulldogs
Boston Terriers

Yes- OFA


Overall function

X-Rays

OFA

Thrombopathia

Basset Hound

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Bleeding disorder

Blood

Mary Boudreaux, DVM, PhD
Dept of Pathobiology
166 Greene Hall
College of Vet Medicine
Auburn University, AL 
36849
(334) 844-2692

Tracheal
Hypoplasia

Bulldog-type breeds only

Yes- OFA

Breathing

Eating

X-Ray

OFA

Trapped Neutrophil
Syndrome
(TNS)

Border Collie

Yes – OFA
and
Contact Lab
listed

Stomach

Increased infections

Bone
marrow

Blood

 

Swab

Dr. Alan Wilton
School of Biotechnology
and
Biomolecular Sciences
University of
New South Wales
New South Wales 2052,
Australia
a.wilton@unsw.edu.au

Von
Willebrand's
Disease

Bernese Mountain Dog
Doberman Pinscher
German Pinscher
Kerry Blue Terrier
Manchester Terrier
Papillon
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Poodle
Scottish Terrier
Shetland Sheepdog

Yes –

Contact Lab
listed

Bleeding disorder

Blood

VetGen
3728 Plaza Drive,
Suite One
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: (800) 483-8436

Rev. 15 January 18



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