Factor VII deficiency (FVII)

Factor VII deficiency (FVII)is a hereditary disease that can be tested with a DNA test. Factor VII (FVII) is a vitamin K-dependent coagulation factor. It is synthesized in the liver and secreted into the circulation. It plays a major role in initiation of blood coagulation. Factor VII deficiency is associated with a bleeding tendency. Clinical signs in affected dogs include mild to severe bleeding after trauma or surgery.

Inheritance: autosomal recessive - read more

Mutation: Coagulation factor VII 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.


54.00 €

  • You can order free sampling kit.
  • Only one sample is required for each animal, even if you order several tests.
  • Samples are stored for the option to order additional tests.
  • We offer expert assistance in interpreting the results.
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