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Several recent articles have raised concerns about the quality of canine genetic testing. There is concern about the quality measures, standards and practices of genetic test providers (GTPs), but there are also factors related to test discovery, validation and application that may limit our ability to get the most out of genetic testing. Confusion, lack of transparency, absence of needed information on many levels, and incomplete understanding of the situations, individuals and breeds where testing is most useful are among the challenges. This article is in response to numerous queries and
Author: Cathryn Mellersh, PhD Animal Health Trust, Suffolk, UK Presentation given at the 7th Tufts' Canine & Feline Breeding & Genetics Conference (2015) 2015 TUFTS PROCEEDINGS The article can be accessed at: http://www.vin.com/apputil/content/defaultadv1.aspx?pId=12513&meta=Generic&catId=51025&id=6976373 excerpt... A DNA test gives information about the DNA sequence of an individual dog at a position in the genome that is known to influence a particular inherited trait. Most DNA tests a