May-Hegglin Anomaly (MHA)

May-Hegglin Anomaly (MHA) is a hereditary disorder described in Pugs. It is characterized by abnormal hematologic findings, such as persistent thrombocytopenia, macrothrombocytosis and variably shaped, often fusiform, blue cytoplasmic inclusions in neutrophils.

Inheritance: autosomal recessive - read more

Mutation: MYH9 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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