SCWT Open Registry and DNA Bank. See www.scwtca.org.
For submission of DNA samples for the SCWT PLN-associated variant alleles, see www.scwtca.org/health/dnatest.htm
The Open Registry was begun in 1997, with updates every 1-2 years. Update 2011 has 1000+ dogs listed with PLE (protein-losing enteropathy), PLN (protein-losing nephropathy), combined PLE/PLN, juvenile renal disease/renal dysplasia, inflammatory bowel disease, and/or Addison's disease, the genetic diseases to which this breed is predisposed. Our SCWT DNA Bank has 600+ samples (affected and geriatric SCWT).
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AB (Biology) Bryn Mawr College, 1972VMD (Veterinary Medicine) University of Pennsylvania, 1975