clear by parentage
07 Apr

Clear By Parentage Policy

What does “clear by parentage” mean? OFA records results of approximately 120 DNA tests, all of which are currently “direct mutation” tests, meaning that the test results are 100 percent accurate and not subject to interpretation. For direct mutation tests, OFA will clear by parentage for one generation.

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09 Aug

Clear by Parentage

As a greater number of DNA-based disease tests become available, a policy regarding the clearing of offspring out of DNA tested parents has become necessary. For direct mutation gene tests only, the OFA will issue clearances to untested offspring: If the sire and dam have both been DNA tested “Clear,” If the sire and dam’s [...]
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19 Jul

Policies

Clear By Parentage As a greater number of DNA-based disease tests become available, a policy regarding the clearing of offspring out of DNA tested parents has become necessary. For direct mutation gene tests only, the OFA will issue clearances to untested offspring: If the sire and dam have both been DNA tested “Clear,” If the [...]
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american kennel club dna profile
09 Mar

DNA Testing at OFA

OFA frequently gets calls from people who want to get a DNA profile done on a dog for identification purposes, such as when clearing by parentage. Often people don’t understand that the DNA test kits OFA has available to test for genetic disease are not the same as the swabs that are done for identification.

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09 Aug

DNA Bank FAQ

What is the purpose of the CHIC DNA Repository? The CHIC DNA Repository collects and stores canine DNA samples along with corresponding pedigree and health history information to facilitate future research and testing aimed at reducing the incidence of inherited disease in dogs. The program objectives are: Facilitate more rapid research progress by expediting the [...]
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