Dr Lowell Ackerman DVM, DACVD, MBA, MPA, CVA, MRCVS; Dr Wendy Hauser DVM:
Dr Stuart Canstilieris PhD;
Quality Indicators - GTP
HGTD Leadership Sponsor
In House Testing
Out Sourced Testing
ISO Accredited/ GTP
Number of Tests with ISO/ details
Specifc Tests=0; General accreditation All (through Out Sourced Lab)
Tests outsourced to ISO Accredited Lab
Other Recognized Accreditation
ISAG Parentage Panel Used
Canine and Feline SNP Panel
Other Parentage Testing
Other Parentage Testing Details
Also referred to as a DNA Fingerprint or Unique Identity Profile, a DNA Profile is unique for your animal and is used to verify parentage. The canine DNA Profile indentifies 88 individual single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs).
Out Sourced Labs More Info
Designs and test details provided by Orivet; tests done by Neogen/ Geneseek
Results Query Protocol
Laboratory Mishandling Protocol
Quality Assurance and Issue Resolution
Requests a new sample - runs a DNA Profile to confirm the same sample. Makes sure sample is colelcted via an approved Collection Method. Confirm parentage if result is not correct based on parents status.
Contact for Queries
Yes, online once regsitered. All tools available via log in. FACT sheets, online parentage tool, breeding outcomes tool based on genetic disease result, feline coat colour tool.
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The HGTD genetic counselling resources index link above and links below provide access to basic introductory articles on genetics, articles on application of genetics in breed health management and advanced work in technical genetics research. Breed-specific information is also available in DWN's Pedigreed Dogs Database.