Test Name: MDR1*

Description: Sensitivity to certain drugs, including ivermectin, which can cause severe reactions or death in some collies.

***Only use this test for Collies who are pets and rescues. Breeding animals should use Optimal Selection™ panel only***

Testing organization: Washington State University/Vetmed

Regular Price: $60 when ordered online

Subsidy: CHF offers a subsidy of $20/test to CHF members, bringing total cost to $40.  Subsidy  is in effect 2/10/20 – 12/31/20.  If you are a breeder please use the Optimal Selection TM Test which will give you many more genetic health results than just MDR1 test.  Wisdom Health, Optimal Selection, has acquired a license from WSU to run MDR1 on their panel.  NOTE: SUBSIDIES ARE FOR ROUGH AND SMOOTH COLLIES, CHF MEMBERS AND THE DOGS THEY OWN. THERE IS A 30 DAY WAIT PERIOD FOR NEW MEMBERS.

Method and Test Ordering Instructions: Blood sample or Cheek swab

For information about MDR1 testing: VetMed Ivermectin

For Up to Date Information on the Optimal Selection(tm) panel test please see that tab: https://www.optimal-selection.com/optimal_selection_dogs/