Foresight Health® Severe Goniodysgenesis and Glaucoma Risk

£42.00

Our Foresight Health® single test for Severe Goniodysgenesis and Glaucoma Risk is ideal for breeders and owners who want the reassurance of genetic health testing.

Our DNA test results are accepted by the Kennel Club.

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.

Description

Severe Goniodysgenesis and Glaucoma Risk (GGD) causes increased pressure in the eyes which damages the optic nerve and can cause vision loss. It can cause pain, watery eyes, and sensitivity to light. Early treatment can prolong healthy vision.

An autosomal recessive condition caused by a mutation in the OLFML3 gene.

Breeds

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

 

Scientific references:

Oliver JAC, Wright H, Massidda PA, Burmeister LM, Mellersh CS. A variant in OLFML3 is associated with pectinate ligament abnormality and primary closed-angle glaucoma in Border Collies from the United Kingdom. Vet Ophthalmol. 2020 Jan;23(1):25-36

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