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By Dakota @PHAA | Monday, December 07, 2015

The PHAA, through AEGRC can now able to carry out testing for Sabino 1 and Splashed White 1, 2 & 3. You MUST contact the office and make payment through us not AEGRC. 

Equine Genetic Screening Tests Offered by the AEGRC: 

Colour & Pattern Testing
Base coat colours

Chestnut/Black /Red Factor (E) 
Agouti (Bay /black pigment distribution) (A)
White spotting patterns

Overo Lethal White Foal Syndrome (OLW) 
Sabino 1 (Sb1) 
Splashed White (SW1,SW2,SW3) 
Tobiano (T) 
Dominant White (W1-22)

Cream (Cr) 
Pearl (Prl) 
Silver (Z) 
Champagne (Ch) 
Grey (G)
Genetic Diseases

Glycogen Branching Enzyme Deficiency (GBED) 
Hereditary Equine Regional Dermal Asthenia (HERDA) 
Malignant Hyperthermia (MH) 
Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM1) 
Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis (HYPP)
Tests Available for Other Breeds

Leopard Complex/Appaloosa Spotting (Appaloosa) 
Congenital Stationary Night Blindness (CSNB) (see Leopard Complex/Appaloosa Spotting) 
Cerebellar Abiotrophy (CA) (Arabians) 
Lavender Foal Syndrome (LFS) (Arabians) 
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) (Arabians) 
Hoof Wall Separation Disease (HWSD) (Connemara Ponies) 
Junctional Epidermolysis Bullosa (JEB1 and JEB2) (Belgian Drafts and American Saddlebreds)

There can be discounts available for multiple test requests please speak with office to see what is available. The form to request testing is PHAA Genetic Testing Form


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