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Genetic Test For Exercise-Induced Collapse (EIC)

Genetic Test For Exercise-Induced Collapse (EIC)

About exercise-induced collapse (EIC) A syndrome of exercise intolerance and exercise induced collapse (EIC) is being observed with increasing frequency in young adult Labrador retrievers. It has also been observed in Chesapeake Bay retrievers and curly-coated retrievers. Affected dogs have been found in field-trial, hunt test, conformation, pet, and service lines. Black, yellow, and chocolate Labradors of both sexes are…

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CNM – Centronuclear Myopathy

CNM – Centronuclear Myopathy

Disease Description Centronuclear Myopathy (CNM), formerly called Labrador Muscular Myopathy or Hereditary Myopathy of the Labrador Retriever (HMLR) as well as many other names, segregates in Labrador Retrievers. The disease was first observed in the 1970’s. By the 1990’s, the incidence had increased significantly. This increase is globally due to famous successful Labradors who are carriers being used extensively for…

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