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

  • AHE ("Alaskan Husky Encephalopathy")
  • AMPN ("Alaskan Malamute Polyneuropathy")
  • ARCI-GR ("Autosomal Recessive Congenital Ichthyosis – Golden Retriever")
  • ARVC ("Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy")
  • CAN-GRM1 (Cerebellaire ataxie, neonataal - GRM1 related)
  • CA-RAB24 (Cerebellaire ataxie - RAB24 related)
  • CA-SNX14 (Cerebellaire Ataxie - SNX14 related)
  • CCD ("Coat Color Dilute")
  • CKCSID (“Congenital KeratoConjunctivitis Sicca and Ichthyosiform Dermatosis”)
  • CLAD1 ("Canine Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency type 1")
  • CN (Cyclische Neutropenie)
  • CNM (CentroNucleaire Myopathie)
  • DH ("Dental Hypomineralization")
  • DMD ("Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne type")
  • DWLM ("Dandy-Walker like Malformation")
  • FNAD ("Fatal-onset NeuroAxonal Dystrophy")
  • GBM (Galblaas Mucocele)
  • GLD ("Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy")
  • GR_PRA1 (Golden Retriever Progressieve Retinale Atrofie 1)
  • H-A (Hemofilie A)
  • HB (Hemofilie B)
  • HC ("Hereditary Cataract")
  • HFH ("Hereditary Footpad Hyperkeratosis")
  • HUU ("HyperUricosuria and hyperUricemia)
  • IGS-1 (Imerslund-Gräsbeck Syndroom - AMN related)
  • IGS-3 (Imerslund-Gräsbeck Syndroom - CUBN related)
  • IGS-4 (Imerslund-Gräsbeck Syndroom - CUBN related)
  • JME ("Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy")
  • L2HGA (“L-2-Hydroxyglutaric Aciduria")
  • LCA (Leber Congenitale Amaurose)
  • LD ("Lafora's Disease")
  • LEMP (Leukoencephalomyelopathy)
  • MDR1 (Multidrug Resistentie 1)
  • MH (Malignant Hyperthermia)
  • MPSI (MucoPolySaccharidose I)
  • MPSVII (MucoPolySaccharidose VII)
  • MTC - Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (MacroThromboCytopenia)
  • MTC - Norfolk/Cairn Terrier (MacroThromboCytopenia)
  • NA-LR (Narcolepsie – Labrador Retriever)
  • NA-T (Narcolepsie – Teckel)
  • NCL1 (Neuronale Ceroid Lipofuscinose 1)
  • NCL2 (Neuronale Ceroid Lipofuscinose 2)
  • NCL5 (Neuronale Ceroid Lipofuscinose 5)
  • NCL6 (Neuronale Ceroid Lipofuscinose 6)
  • NCL7 (Neuronale Ceroid Lipofuscinose 7)
  • NCL12 (Neuronale Ceroid Lipofuscinose 12)
  • NEWS ("Neonatal Encephalopathy With Seizures")
  • OI-D ("Osteogenesis Imperfecta - Dachshund")
  • OI-GR ("Osteogenesis Imperfecta – Golden Retriever")
  • OSD1 ("OciloSkeletal Dysplasia 1")
  • PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease)
  • PLL (Primaire Lens Luxatie)
  • PMSD (Persisterend Kanaal van Müller Syndroom)
  • PRA-P (Progressive Retinal Atrophy - Papillon)
  • PxD (Paroxysmale Dyskinesie)
  • RCD1 ("Rod-Cone Dysplasia 1")
  • RCD3 ("Rod-Cone Dysplasia 3")
  • RCD4 ("Rod-Cone Dysplasia 4")
  • RCND (Renale Cystadenocarcinoma en Nodulaire Dermatofibrose)
  • RDEB ("Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa")
  • SCA-CAPN1 (SpinoCerebellaire Ataxie – CAPN1 related)
  • SCA-ITPR1 (SpinoCerebellaire Ataxie – ITPR1 related)
  • SCA-KCNJ10 (SpinoCerebellaire Ataxie – KCNJ10 related)
  • SCA-SLC12A6 (SpinoCerebellaire Ataxie – SLC12A6 related)
  • SCA-SPTBN2 (SpinoCerebellaire Ataxie – SPTBN2 related)
  • SD2 (Skeletal Dysplasia 2)
  • vWD1 (von Willebrand ziekte 1)
  • vWD2 (von Willebrand ziekte 2)
  • vWD3 (von Willebrand ziekte 3)
  • XHED (X-gebonden Hypohidrotische Ectodermale Dysplasie)
  • XLMTM (X-gebonden MyoTubulaire Myopathie)

 

Cat

  • Blood group system AB
  • HCM (Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy)
  • PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease)
  • PKdef (Pyruvaat Kinase deficiëntie)
  • PRA-b (Progressive Retinal Atrophy - Bengal)
  • 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