Phone: 919.513.3314 (please leave message)
If Requesting Swabs Please Email: email@example.com
Please state your mailing address, how many kits you would like and which test you are requesting (Boxer ARVC, Feline HCM, Doberman DCM, Old English Sheepdog CA, Gordon Setter CA, Newfoundland Dog SAS)
Blood samples: 1-3 mls of blood in an EDTA tube may be submitted.
The sample does not need to be refrigerated during shipment, it is
very stable once in the EDTA tube. Please double bag or put in secondary
container to avoid breakage and spills.
Sample may be shipped to:
NCSU - College of Veterinary Medicine
Research Bldg. 228
1060 William Moore Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27607
Veterinary Cardiac Genetics Laboratory
We are currently looking for DNA samples from adult dogs (Great Danes) with and without dilated cardiomyopathy to advance our study to identify a gene for Great Dane dilated cardiomyopathy. See below for the sample submittal form with more detailed instructions.
Primary Contact for these research projects:
Dr. Kate Meurs
NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine
Phone: (919) 513-6213
Thank you, Kate Meurs, DVM, PhD