Foresight Health® Polycystic Kidney Disease


Our Foresight Health® single test for Polycystic Kidney Disease is ideal for breeders and owners who want the reassurance of genetic health testing.

Our DNA test results are accepted by the Governing Council of Cat Fancy.

The guideline turnaround time for single tests is approximately 10-12 working days after the swab arrives at the lab.

If you need more tests it is often more cost-effective to order the relevant Foresight Health® breed package.


Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) causes large, irregularly shaped kidneys with multiple cysts. PKD often causes renal failure by seven years of age

Polycystic Kidney Disease is an autosomal dominant condition caused by a mutation in the PKD1 gene.


This test is also included in the following Foresight Health® breed packages:

Scientific references:

Lyons LA, Biller DS, Erdman CA, Lipinski MJ, Young AE, Roe BA, Qin B, Grahn RA. Feline polycystic kidney disease mutation identified in PKD1. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2004 Oct;15(10):2548-55

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