How to Use and Interpret Molecular Tests for Common Genetic Disorders

By Carrie J. Finno, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, PhD

How to use and interpret molecular test for common genetic disordersThis presentation will focus on recently available genetic tests in horses, including cerebellar abiotrophy (CA), congenital myotonia, congenital stationary night blindness (CSNB), dwarfism, hoof wall separation disease (HWSD), Warmblood fragile foal syndrome, hydrocephalus, and immune-mediated myopathy.

 

This two-part course consists of one proceedings paper and the accompanying 2019 AAEP Convention presentation. The video has been split into two parts for ease of download and viewing; as one video part concludes, the next will unlock.

You must view all sections of the course before the quiz will unlock.

Course objectives:

With the successful completion of this course, you will understand

  • genetic terminology
  • modes of inheritance
  • tests based on breeds
  • new genetic tests
  • clinical cases
  • ongoing studies

Continuing education credit:

  • 0.5 credit hour Medical, Non-interactive/Anytime, with a passing score of at least 70%

Approximate duration:

  • 30 minutes: read the paper, view the presentation, complete the quiz

Requirements:

  • Read the paper from the 2019 AAEP Convention proceedings, approximately 2,080 words
  • View the presentation from the 2019 AAEP Convention, 20 minutes
  • Complete quiz
How to Use and Interpret Molecular Tests for Common Genetic Disorders00:30:15
View the presentation, part 1 00:10:24
View the presentation, part 2 00:09:51
Read the paper from the 2019 AAEP Convention proceedings 00:10:00
Pass the quiz to earn CE credit
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