MDR1 Testing at Washington State University

The MDR1 mutation can cause sensitivity to certain drugs, including ivermectin, which can cause severe reactions or death in some collies. Read more about MDR1 in our Collie Health 101 Section!

Testing organization: Washington State University

Regular Price: $70 when ordered online.

Testing with Washing State University allows owners and their veterinarians to consult with the Program in Individualized Medicine that can give drug dosage recommendations for at-risk (M/n, M/M) dogs only if these dogs have been tested through their platform.

No discounts or subsidies are offered at this time.

Method and Test Ordering Instructions: Order directly from Washington State University at the following link:

Sample options (selected at order submission): Blood sample or Cheek brush swab. (Swabs provided by WSU if that option is chosen)

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