Foresight Health® Late Onset Ataxia
Our Foresight Health® single test for Late Onset Ataxia is ideal for breeders and owners who want the reassurance of genetic health testing.
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.
Late Onset Ataxia (LOA) begins around two to nine months, and causes lack of coordination in the hind limbs and a 'prancing' gait. Eventually inability to stand results in a low quality of life and usually euthanasia.
An autosomal recessive condition caused by a mutation in the CAPN1 gene.
This test is also included in the following Foresight Health® breed packages: