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Dental hypomineralization in Border Collie is autosomal recessive inherited disease that causes hypomineralization of teeth, leading to extensive wear, chronic inflammation and tooth loss. The genetic defect is relatively common in Border Collies with approximately 11% of carriers.


Inheritance: autosomal recessive- read more

Mutation: FAM20C gene

Genetic test: Disease or carrier can be identified by genetic testing at any age. The PCR method used for testing is extremely accurate and allows complete differentiation between affected animals, carriers and healthy dogs.

Disease control: read more

Affected breeds: Border Collie

Sample: EDTA whole blood (1.0 ml) or buccal swabs. Detailed information about sampling can be found here.


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