Fucosidosis in a family of American-bred English Springer Spaniels.


Fucosidosis was detected in a family of English Springer Spaniels in the United States. To our knowledge, these are the first reported cases of this disease in American-bred dogs. Affected and carrier status of dogs were determined by measuring the activity of the enzyme alpha-L-fucosidase in plasma and in leukocytes. Fucosidosis results in neurologic signs… (More)


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