1) 1-3 ml whole blood OR 2) 1-2 dew claws (NEWLY WHELPED PUPPIES ONLY) OR 3) 2 sterile 6" cheek swabs
1) EDTA tube 2) ziploc bag or red-topped tube 3) see the submission guidelines below
Samples must arrive the Thursday prior to the Monday testing date to be included.
Fee is per dog; VDL testing fees are priced as low as possible and already at volume discount, due to the number of samples run in the lab at one time. No further volume discount is possible. Please note that we cannot update the result report with registration information if a tattoo or microchip was not verified at the time of testing. PLEASE DO NOT SEND OFA DATABASE PAPERWORK OR PAYMENT WITH THE SAMPLE.
See the EIC home page for more information.
Disclosure of financial interests: This test was developed through financial support from the AKC Canine Health Foundation. To date, proceeds from EIC testing at the University of Minnesota have returned more than $100,000 to the AKC Canine Health Foundation to further its mission to improve the health of all dogs. Drs. Mickelson, Patterson, and Taylor, and Ms. Minor are the patent owners of this genetic test, a portion of the proceeds go toward patent royalties.