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Canine health
DNA screening for Lafora's disease in miniature wire-haired dachshunds
  1. Roger Sainsbury
  1. Truro, Cornwall

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A GENETIC test for the Lafora disease gene in miniature wire-haired dachshunds was reported in 2011 (Sainsbury 2011) and this became an official Kennel Club (KC) test earlier this year. This means that copies of all future test results will be sent directly to the KC where they will be added to the dog's registration details and will then be available in the KC Breed Records Supplement and on its website. On November …

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