Genetic tests at our lab

Practical information

For more practical information on how to send us samples you can contact us on the following phone number/e-mail address.
Please fill in all the data on our Request Form.

Contact

Ruben Van Gansbeke
P: +32 9 264 78 01
F: +32 9 264 78 49
Ruben.VanGansbeke@UGent.be

 

Which tests do we offer* ?

This is a list of the most performed DNA tests for hereditary traits/disorders at our lab.
* For more information on these or other DNA tests, you can send us an e-mail at mario.vanpoucke@UGent.be.

 

Dog

  • ARVC ("Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy")
  • CCD ("Coat Color Dilute")
  • CKCSID (“Congenital KeratoConjunctivitis Sicca and Ichthyosiform Dermatosis”)
  • CLAD1 ("Canine Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency type 1")
  • CN (Cyclic Neutropenia)
  • CNM (CentroNuclear Myopathy)
  • DMD (Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy)
  • GBM (Galblaas Mucocele)
  • GLD ("Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy")
  • GR_PRA1 (Golden Retriever Progressive Retinal Atrophy 1)
  • GSDIa (“Glycogen Storage Disease Ia”)
  • GSDVII (“Glycogen Storage Disease VII”)
  • HC ("Hereditary Cataract")
  • HUU ("HyperUricosuria and hyperUricemia)
  • IGS (Imerslund-Gräsbeck Syndrome)
  • LCA ("Leber Congenitale Amaurose")
  • MDR1 (Multidrug Resistance 1)
  • MPSI (MucoPolySaccharidosis I)
  • MPSVII (MucoPolySaccharidosis VII)
  • MTC ("MacroThromboCytopenia")
  • NA-LR (Narcolepsia – Labrador Retriever)
  • NA-T (Narcolepsia – Teckel)
  • NCL1 (Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis 1)
  • NCL2 (Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis 2)
  • NCL5 (Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis 5)
  • NCL6 (Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis 6)
  • NCL12 ("Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis 12)
  • NEWS ("Neonatal Encephalopathy With Seizures")
  • OI-D ("Osteogenesis Imperfecta - Dachshund")
  • OI-GR ("Osteogenesis Imperfecta – Golden Retriever")
  • OSD1 ("Oculoskeletal dysplasia 1")
  • PLL (Primary Lens Luxation)
  • PMDS (Persisterend Kanaal van Müller Syndroom)
  • RCD1 ("Rod-Cone Dysplasia 1")
  • RCD4 ("Rod-Cone Dysplasia 4")
  • RCND (Renal Cystadenocarcinoma and Nodular Dermatofibrosis)
  • RDEB ("Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa")
  • SCA-MH (SpinoCerebellar Ataxia – Mechelse Herder)
  • SCA-T1 (SpinoCerebellar Ataxia – Terrier)
  • SCA-T2 (SpinoCerebellar Ataxia – Terrier)
  • SEXING (Sex Identification)
  • vWD1 (von Willebrand disease 1)
  • vWD2 (von Willebrand disease 2)
  • vWD3 (von Willebrand disease 3)
  • XHED (X-bound Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia)
  • XLMTM (X-bound MyoTubular Myopathy)

 

Cat

  • Blood group system AB
  • HCM (Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy)
  • PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease)
  • PKdef (Pyruvaat Kinase deficiëntie)
  • SMA (“Spinal Muscular Atrophy”)

 


Horse

  • CA (Cerebellar Abiotrofy)
  • HYPP (Hyperkalemic Periodical Paralysis)
  • JEB (Junctionalis Epidermolysis Bullosa)
  • LFS (Lavender Foal Syndrome)
  • SCID (Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disease)


Cattle

  • DEB (Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa)
  • Freemartinism
  • JEB (Junctionalis Epidermolysis Bullosa)

 


Sheep

  • FecB (raised fecundity, Booroola)
  • TSE resistance (Transmissible Spongiform Encefalopathy)

 


Pig

  • F18 Resistance
  • PSS (Porcine Stress Syndrome)

 


Bird

  • Sexing