Lundehund syndrome

Lundehund syndrome is a severe gastro-enteropathic disorder found in Norwegian Lundehund dogs and has an autosomal recessive inheritance. The symptoms show between the age of 2,5 to 10 years of age and include diarrhoea, vomiting, weight loss, oedema and apathy, often accompanied with decreased concentration of albumin and globulin. Lundehund syndrome also includes protein-losing enteropathy, intestinal lymphangiectasia, gastrointestinal disturbance, inflammatory bowel disease and malabsorption.

Inheritance: autosomal recessive - read more

Mutation: P3H2 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.



52.00 €

  • 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.
Suitable for breeds
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