Foresight Health® Curly Coat Dry Eye
Our Foresight Health® single test for Curly Coat Dry Eye is ideal for breeders and owners who want the reassurance of genetic health testing.
Our DNA test results are accepted by the Kennel Club.
Curly Coat Dry Eye (CCDE) causes dry eyes due to abnormal tear production which can lead to eye ulcers. It also causes frizzy hair as well as flaky skin, thickened footpads, and abnormal nails which can make standing and walking painful.
An autosomal recessive condition caused by a mutation in the FAM83H gene.
This test is also included in the following Foresight Health® breed packages:
The guideline turnaround time for single tests is approximately 10-12 working days after the swab arrives at the lab.
If you need more than two tests it is often more cost-effective to order the relevant Foresight Health® breed package.
Forman OP, Penderis J, Hartley C, Hayward LJ, Ricketts SL, Mellersh CS. Parallel mapping and simultaneous sequencing reveals deletions in BCAN and FAM83H associated with discrete inherited disorders in a domestic dog breed. PLoS Genet. 2012 Jan;8(1):e1002462