CAG GmbH Center for Animal Genetics
Lead Veterinarian Profile
Description of Lab Tech Qualifications
MTA - medizinisch technische assistant (Medical laboratory assistant)
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In House Testing
Out Sourced Testing
The in-house laboratory is DAkkS Accredited for DIN EN ISO 15189
Other Recognized Accreditation
Lab SOP details
specific SOPs for protocol design and validation, all laboratory processes, reporting, etc.
ISAG Parentage Panel Used
Other Parentage Testing
Test Result information
Result, to which genotypes the animal can be bred, actual mutation tested for, citation of literature
Test results provided to
The customer. In addition, results provided to whomever the customer requests in writing.
Faults Protocol Details
Yearly inspection of SOPs, incident log filled in if any mistakes/inaccuracies found. If a test sample, customer is immediately informed and test is redone for free. If necessary, GTP will pay to have the sample rerun at another company.
Laboratory Mishandling Protocol
Quality Assurance and Issue Resolution
Yearly inspection of SOPs, incident log filled in if any mistakes/inaccuracies found. If a test sample, customer is immediately informed and test is redone for free. If necessary, GTP will pay to have the sample rerun at another company. Yearly evaluation of service by customer questionnaire.
Contact for Queries
https://www.centerforanimalgenetics.com/services/resources_and_support/ CAG offers seminars and one-on-one counseling to help breeders and veterinarians gain a better understanding of genetics and how it relates to animal health and breeding. A detailed telephone consultation regarding results is also available.
Test Discovery Details
Internal research program, and many academic collaborations
Test Development More Info
CAG conducts innovative research into hereditary diseases and complex traits in animals. Along with academic collaborators around the world, we partner with veterinarians and breeders to identify diseases of concern and interest.
Yes, in-house and with academic institutions
Refereed Publications list
Cox, Melissa L., et al. "Exome sequencing reveals independent SGCD deletions causing limb girdle muscular dystrophy in Boston terriers." Skeletal muscle 7.1 (2017): 15.; A Evans, Jacquelyn M. et al. ?Exome Sequencing Reveals a nebulin Nonsense Mutation in a Dog Model of Nemaline Myopathy.? Mammalian genome : official journal of the International Mammalian Genome Society 27.9-10 (2016): 495?502. PMC. Web. 17 Jan. 2018.