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What is Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA):
Causes cells in the retina at the back of the eye to degenerate.  Sometimes PRA can be initially seen during a CERF exam, but not always

Required before breeding according to the USASA Code of Ethics, Breeding Paragraph, line "A". AKC requirements fall under USASA.

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Send Sample to:
OptiGen, LLC
Cornell Business & Technology Park
767 Warren Road, Suite 300
Ithaca NY 14850
Phone: 607-257-0301
Fax: 607-257-0353

Contact OptiGen for application or fill out online form and receive 5% discount.

Approximate Cost:
Vet Blood draw fees
Lab fees $140 if ordered with CEA test
Lab fees $175 if ordered alone
Lab fees $117 if ordered online during July discount days

Minimum age requirements for testing (only because of CERF exam):
6 Weeks

Breeder's Note:
If both parents test clear for PRA then all puppies from those parents will also be clear of PRA. (see PRA page for breeding stratagies tables) The prcd-PRA tests are done at the same time but prcd is different than PRA please see OptGen for explanation.

Rev. 15 January 18

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