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Spinal Dysraphism (Weimaraner Type)

Category:

Nervous system / Neurologic - Associated with the brain, spinal cord and nerves

Gene:

NKX2-8

Variant Detected:

c.174del_G;ins2bp(AA)

Severity:

Moderate-Severe. This is a disease with significant welfare impact on the affected animal, in terms of clinical signs and generally reduced life expectancy.

Mode of Inheritance:

Autosomal Recessive

Research Citation(s):

PLoS Genet. 2013;9(7):e1003646.

Associated Breed(s):

Weimaraner, Weimaraner Long Hair ,
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