Animal Genetics

The Animal Genetics Department at Inqaba Biotechnical Industries (Pty) Ltd is dedicated to providing a myriad of accurate genetic tests to the domestic, livestock and wildlife industries. Our laboratory is state-of-the-art and holds the gold standard in sequencing and fragment analysis technologies. We are streamlined for high-throughput processing and ensure that processes are standardised to provide consistent results within our typical turnaround time. We provide accurate genetic health tests, colour genetic tests, species identification and parentage tests.
As members of the International Society of Animal Genetics (ISAG), we are part of a global initiative to uphold an international standard which complies with prescribed guidelines for the purpose of global standardisation and regulation.
Inqaba Biotec can collect samples anywhere in South Africa. We encourage our clients to use our online collection request portal for immediate hassle free collection requests:
http://www.inqababiotec.co.za/collections/
Want to know how to test with inqaba biotec™? Click on the link for Animal Genetics Procedures 
 
CANINE GENETICS FELINE GENETICS
   
Genetic diseases affect many canine breeds. To date, there is no cure for any canine genetic diseases. Consequently affected canines may experience painful, distressed and often shortened lifespans. The genetic tests on offer at Inqaba Biotechnical Industries (Pty) Ltd are able to determine whether your canine family member is clear of a disease, is a carrier for the disease or is affected by the disease.  

Inqaba Biotechnical Industries (Pty) Ltd is currently developing a feline genetic testing portfolio. These tests are developed on a demand basis. Should you wish for us to develop a particular feline genetic test, please contact our Animal Genetics Department directly on

animalgenetics(at)inqababiotec.co.za

 

 

The following canine genetic tests have been added to our portfolio:

·         Juvenile Laryngeal Paralysis & Polyneuropathy (JLPP)

·         Centronulcear Myopathy (CNM)

·         Hereditary Nasal Parakeratosis (HNPK)

·         Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy (DIRAS1)

The following feline genetic tests have been added to our portfolio:

·         Early Onset Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA_rdy)

·         Hypokalaemia (WNK4)

·         Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

 

The following canine genetic tests are being investigated:

·         Lafora’s Disease

The following feline genetic tests are being investigated:
Want to send us a sample? Fill out our

Canine Molecular Request Form 2017

Want to send us a sample? Fill out our

Feline Molecular Request Form 2017

CANINE GENETIC HEALTH TESTS FELINE GENETIC HEALTH TESTS
Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA_rdAc)
(Various Breeds) (Various Breeds)
Cystinuria Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA_rdy)
(Newfoundland and Labrador retrievers) (Abyssinian)
Centronulcear Myopathy (CNM) Blood Group B
(Labrador Retrievers) (Various Breeds)
Hereditary Nasal Parakeratosis (HNPK) Hypokalaemia (WNK4)
(Labrador Retrievers) (Burmese)
Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC) Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
(Labrador Retrievers) (Various Breeds)
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (prcd) Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
(Various Breeds) (Maine Coon)
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (GR_PR1) Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
(Golden Retriever) (Ragdoll)
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (GR_PR2) Spinal Muscular Atrophy (Maine Coon)
(Golden Retriever) (Maine Coon)
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (crd1) FELINE COLOUR GENETICS TESTS
(Dachshunds; English Springer Spaniels) Chocolate
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (rcd1) Cinnamon
(Irish Setters and Irish Red-and-White Setters) Burmese
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (rcd3) Siamese Point
(Corgi breeds and Chinese Crested) Long Hair
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (cnga1)
(Shetland Sheepdog) Click on the link for our 2017 Flyer
Primary Lens Luxation (PLL)
(Chinese crested, Jack Russell terrier, Mini bull terrier, Australian cattle dog)  facebook_follow
Canine Multifocal Retinopathy (cmr1)
(Mastiffs, Bullmastiffs, English Bulldog, American Bulldog, Australian shepherds)
Collie Eye Anomaly (CEA)
(Australian Shepherd, Border Collie, Rough and Smooth Collie, Shetland Sheepdog)
Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (CL)  
(Border collie)
Multiple drug resistance (MDR1)
(Various Breeds)
Myoclonic Epilepsy (DIRAS1)
(Rhodesian Ridgeback)
von Willebrand’s Disease Type I
(Dobermann, Bernese Mountain Dog, Kerry Blue Terrier, Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Poodle)
von Willebrand’s Disease Type III
(Shetland Sheepdogs and Scottish Terriers)
Congenital Myotonia (CM)
(Miniature Schnauzer, Jack Russel Terrier)
Late onset Spinocerebellar Ataxia (LOA)
(Jack Russel Terrier and Parson Russel)
Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA)
(Jack Russel Terrier and Parson Russel)
Factor VII deficiency (FVII)
(Beagle)
Musladin-Leuke Syndrome (MLS)
(Beagle)
Cerebellar Abiotrophy (NCCD)
(Beagle)
Juvenile Laryngeal Paralysis & Polyneuropathy (JLPP)
(Rottweiler)
Heritable cataracts (HC)
(Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Boston Terrier, French Bulldog, Australian Shepherd)
L2-Hydroxyglutaric Aciduria (L2HGA)
(Staffordshire Bull Terrier)
Canine Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency (CLAD)
(Irish Setters and Irish Red-and-White Setters)
Fucosidosis
(English Springer Spaniels)
Familiar Nephropathy (FN)
(Cocker Spaniel)
Phosphofructokinase (PFK)
(English Springer Spaniels)
Imerslund-Gräsbeck Syndrome (IGS)
(Border Collie)
Trapped Neutrophil Syndrome (TNS)
(Border Collie)
CANINE COLOUR GENETICS TESTS
B Locus (TYRP1)
D Locus (MLPH)
E Locus (MC1R)
K Locus (CBD103)
S Locus (MITF)

Wildlife Genetics

The wildlife industry in South Africa has grown extensively over the last 20 years. As game breeders are our primary clientele, we have teamed up with Global Supplies to provide holistic services. For conservation and breeding purposes, we offer sub-species verification tests. For molecular genetics assisted breeding, we profile each animal for the purposes of population genetic analysis and parentage identification. We are continually developing new genetic tests as required by the wildlife industry.
Want to send us a sample? Fill out our Molecular testing request form wildlife

 

 

 

Contact Details

Southern Africa

  • Inqaba Biotechnical Industries (Pty) Ltd.
  • PO Box 14356, Hatfield 0028
  • Pretoria, South Africa

  • Tel: +27 12 343 5829
  • Fax: +27 86 677 8409
  • E-mail: info@inqababiotec.co.za

East Africa

  • inqaba biotec East Africa Ltd.
  • PO Box 1846
  • Nairobi 00606, Kenya

  • Tel: +254 735 370 693
  • Fax: +27 86 677 8409
  • E-mail: info@inqababiotec.co.ke

West Africa

  • inqaba biotec West Africa Ltd.
  • PMB 5320, Oyo Road, Ibadan 200001
  • Oyo State, Nigeria

  • Tel: +‎234 805 882 7272
  • Fax: +27 86 677 8409
  • E-mail: info@inqababiotec.ng