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Canine Coat and Nose Color Testing

C128-Canine Coat and Nose Color Test
English Springer Spaniel


Presence of black or liver colors, and black or brown nose. The nose is fully pigmented, liver or black in color, depending on the color of the coat. All the following combinations of colors and markings are equally acceptable:
? (1) Black or liver with white markings or predominantly white with black or liver markings;
? (2) Blue or liver roan;
? (3) Tricolor: black and white or liver and white with tan markings, usually found on eyebrows, cheeks, inside of ears and under the tail. Any white portion of the coat may be flecked with ticking. Off colors such as lemon, red or orange are not to place. Tan points may be present. Dogs witn "K" allele will not show their tan points.

Please select the color of your dog to determine possible genotypes:
Genotype Main Color Nose Color Hidden Color
EEBB black, black & white or tricolor black none
EeBB black, black & white or tricolor black red
EEBb black, black & white or tricolor black liver, liver & white or tricolor
EeBb black, black & white or tricolor black red, liver, liver & white or tricolor
EEbb liver, liver & white or tricolor brown none
Eebb liver, liver & white or tricolor brown red
eeBB red black none
eeBb red black liver, liver & white or tricolor
eebb red brown liver, liver & white or tricolor
Any single tested allele - $55.00*
Each additional allele - $20.00*
* subject to HST for Canadian residents only.

Note: Mask gene (Em) is considered as an individual test, separate from other alleles in E locus.

To help you to calculate the proper amount, please review the following example:
Testing for 3 alleles - E, B, and D - should be calculated as $55 + $20 + $20 = $95.00.
The price will be automaticaly calculated during the process of ordering a sample collection kit.
HealthGene requires a blood sample (at least 1ml of whole blood in a purple top EDTA tube) for testing 3 or more alleles. If testing less than 3, a sample collection kit (cheek swab collection) can be ordered online following the link: Order A Sample Collection Kit.
Test results are usually available in 10 Business Days from the moment the samples arrive at the laboratory. Test results can be reported by e-mail, fax, or by phone.
HealthGene will provide a certificate for each test result.