Quarter Horse

New Name for Immune-Mediated Myositis (IMM) Test

January 11, 2021
To more accurately reflect the genetic mechanism that underpins both immune-mediated myositis (IMM) and non-exertional rhabdomyolysis, the name of the VGL’s DNA test has been updated from Immune-mediated Myositis (IMM/MYH1) to myosin-heavy chain myopathy (MYHM).

Expanded Availability of Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM1) Test

June 11, 2020
The Veterinary Genetics Laboratory is pleased to announce that it is now licensed to offer the Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM1) test to the general public as both a standalone test and part of a genetic disease panel for Quarter Horses and related breeds.