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July 29, 2019 - Important Notice to OptiGen Customers regarding changes in tests for certain breeds

As we continue to make the transition of transferring ALL testing from the OptiGen laboratory in Ithaca, NY to the laboratories of Mars Petcare/Wisdom Health, we have now removed most of the tests from the OptiGen order form if those tests are also available via the Wisdom Health panel of tests (Optimal Selection or MyDogDNA). The tests that have been removed from the OptiGen forms—for any/all breeds (as of 7/23/19) include:

·      DM (Degenerative Myelopathy)

·      AMS (Acral Mutilation Syndrome)

·      rcd1 (rcd1 PRA for the Irish Setter)

·      GR_PRA1 (Golden Retriever PRA)

·      EIC (Exercise Induced Collapse)

·      IGS (Imerslund Grasbeck Syndrome)

·      KRT71 (Curly Coat Trait)

·      SD2 (Skeletal Dysplasia 2)

·      TNS (Trapped Neutrophil Syndrome)

·      CNM (Central Nuclear Myelopathy)

·      HUU (Hyperuricosuria)

·      OC (Osteochondrodysplasia)

·      PAP-PRA (Papillon-PRA)

·      PMDS (Persistent Muellerian Duct Syndrome)

·      PLL (Primary Lens Luxation)

·      Basenji PRA

·      Neonatal Encephalopathy with Seizures (NEwS)

·      CMR3 (Lapponian Herder CMR)

·      CNGA1 (PRA in Shetland Sheepdog)

·      Primary Lens Luxation

·      crd1 cone rod dystrophy in AmStaffs

·      crd2 cone rod dystrophy in Pit Bulls

·      PFK (PhosphoFructoKinase)

·      Narcolepsy (Labrador retriever form)





Wisdom Health looks forward to keeping OptiGen's legacy alive and continuing to serve the breeder community and invites you to use Promo Code, OptiGen10, at checkout for an additional 10% savings off the panel pricing! Note that the promo code cannot be applied to the prcd-PRA or Collie Eye Anomaly tests that are offered as add-ons to the base panel, however these are each available for 20 Euros more.


For questions, please feel free to contact Wisdom Health Customer Care at 888-597-3883 or by email at 

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