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PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CARDIOMYOPATHY FORMS/DOCUMENTS CAN BE DOWNLOADED FOR GENERAL DISTRIBUTION:-


BREEDING AND TESTING RECOMMENDATIONS TO DOWNLOAD CLICK HERE

DEDUCED BCM TRANSMITTING DOGS CLICK TO DOWNLOAD HERE

TROPONIN AND HOLTER HEART LIST TO DOWNLOAD CLICK HERE
 

LEAFLET ON BOXER CARDIOMYOPATHY - This leaflet was prepared for distribution to vets surgeries and other such places with the idea of increasing the reporting of cases.  IT IS FOR PINNING UP ON NOTICE BOARDS IN VETS SURGERIES.  TO DOWNLOAD THIS DOCUMENT PLEASE CLICK HERE CONSENT/CONFIRMATION OF DIAGNOSIS FORM.  This form allows cardiologists to release pedigree and other information to help the breed deal with cardiomyopathy. To be signed by the owner and cardiologist, and a copy sent to Dr Bruce Cattanach, the geneticist collating the information. Owners could best send in the completed forms themselves.  Address: Down’s Edge, Reading Road, Harwell, Oxon, OX11 0JJ TO DOWNLOAD THIS FORM PLEASE CLICK HERE

TROPONIN CONSENT FORM.  This form allows the  testing laboratory to send the results to the cardiologist, Dr Paul Wotton for collation.  TO DOWNLOAD THIS FORM PLEASE CLICK HERE

TROPONIN SUBMISSION FORM.  This form is for vets to use when sending blood serum to Glasgow University Veterinary School for troponin testing.  TO DOWNLOAD THIS FORM PLEASE CLICK HERE

POST-MORTEM GUIDELINES FOR VETS. This provides detail of heart collection and fixation for histo-pathology. TO DOWNLOAD PLEASE CLICK HERE

SUBMISSION FORM FOR VETS to use when sending formalin-fixed hearts to Liverpool University Veterinary school for histo-pathology screening for signs of cardiomyopathy. It could usefully be accompanied by a consent form.  TO DOWNLOAD THIS FORM PLEASE CLICK HERE

BLOOD SAMPLE COLLECTION FOR DNA STUDIES.  Blood samples from normal Boxers are needed for DNA studies to find the gene.  TO DOWNLOAD  REQUIREMENTS PLEASE CLICK HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

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