Hereditary Juvenile Cataract Mutation

The University of Kentucky Genetic Testing at Gluck is now officially licensed by the Animal Health Trust to offer testing for the HSF4 gene mutation. This test detects the HSF4 mutation which is responsible for hereditary juvenile cataracts in the Boston Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, and French Bulldog.

The cost of the test is $45.

To request a toe nail blood collection kit and submission form, please contact Dr. Graves at ktgraves@uky.edu.

Guide to Juvenile Cataracts in Dogs and the HSF4 Test