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Orthopedic Foundation for Animals

HGTD Leadership Sponsor Test Discovery- GTP Out Sourced Testing

General Information

Name
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
Alternative Name
Tests marketed for University of Missouri
Email
ofa@offa.org
Telephone
573-442-0418
Address
2300 E Nifong Boulevard
City
Columbia
State
Missouri
Zip Code/ Postal Code
65201 3806
Country
United States
Participant Since:
2017

People

Staff Counts
11 to 25
Lab/Company Director
Eddie Dziuk
Lead Scientist/ Geneticist
Gary Johnson
Lead Veterinarian
Gary Johnson

Quality Indicators - GTP

HGTD Leadership Sponsor
Participation Level
Leadership Sponsor
Sponsor
Participant
In House Testing
Number of Tests with ISO/ details
None
Other Recognized Accreditation
Details of Other Accreditation
No

Quality Indicators - Procedures/ Services

Sample collected by - GTP specific
Samples are collected primarily via FTA cards. No limitations are placed on who collects the sample.
Sample Identification
FTA cards supplied with collection kits are bar coded with an individualized dog id.
Techincal handling proceedures - GTP specific
No
Test Result information
Results are reported to the individual placing the order via email. Result emails include an attachment with an explanation of the test results. Results are also available to the individual placing the order via a secure web based link requiring a confirmation code. All results are recorded in the OFA database. Normal results are released on the OFA website. Abnormal results are released with the owner's authorization.
Laboratory Mishandling Protocol
Breeding Advice

Research

Test Discovery- GTP
Ethics Details
As the OFA does not maintain an in-house ethics committee or board, the only collaborations entered into are with those organisations with ethics committees and boards. It is a requirement of collaboration.
Test Development In-House
Any Patents Held
Refereed Publications list
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