Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA-rcd3) is a hereditary disease which can be tested with a DNA test. A disease belongs to the group of a progressive retinal atrophy and it occurs IN? Cardigan Welsh Corgis. A progressive degeneration of the photoreceptor cells (rods and plugs) in the eye characterizes the disease, resulting in the blindness of young dogs already.
Inheritance: autosomal recessive - read more
Mutation: PDE6A gene
Genetic test: The method used for genetic testing is extremely accurate and allows complete differentiation between affected animals, carriers and healthy dogs. DNA testing can be done at any age.
Disease control: read more
DNA test sample: EDTA whole blood (1.0 ml) or buccal swabs. Detailed information about sampling can be found here.