Foresight Health® Myotonia Congenita
Our Foresight Health® single test for Myotonia Congenita 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.
Myotonia Congenita (MC) is a muscle disorder which causes muscles to remain contracted after use. This usually shows when puppies start to walk with a stiff and uncoordinated gait but doesn't seem to cause pain and affected dogs usually have a normal lifespan.
An autosomal recessive condition caused by a mutation in the CLCN1 gene.
This test is also included in the following Foresight Health® breed packages: