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Canine Coat and Nose Color Testing

C128-Canine Coat and Nose Color Test
French Brittany Spaniel


French Brittanies occur in several colors: black, brown, orange, and fawn, all with white. They can also be  and-tan and such dogs are usually called tricolor. Several genes and the interaction thereof contribute to these colors. All French Brittanies have white spotting. The modifier genes causing the amount of white patches is not known. One gene that is necessary for black or brown coat color is K, and the allele responsible is KB. French Brittanies that are tricolor or fawn do not have a KB, but are ky/ky. Dogs that are orange could be any genotype at the K locus since they are e/e and this masks the effects of K. Tricolor dogs must have an at/at genotype at the agouti locus. Fawn dogs have at least one ay allele. Fawn testing is available at an extra charge of $_____.

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.
The following sample(s) can be submitted for the testing:
1. Blood sample in a lavender top tube.
2. Cheek swabs. Sample collection kit online: 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.