Testing for CEA by DNA


Animal DNA Diagnostics Ltd offers Collie Eye Anomaly (CEA)*, and also IGS, NCL, SN, MD1R* and TNS DNA testing. The tests marked with a * are performed by a partner lab in the USA due to patents enforced in the UK. All of these test results are accepted by the ISDS and the UK Kennel Club.

Click here for the online order page which also shows prices and turnaround times. Alternatively you can call June on 01223 395577 to place your order.  Animal DNA Diagnostics Ltd will send you a testing kit with everything you need.





Laboklin Laboratories offers members of the ISDS a 10% discount on OptiGen DNA CEA tests (Option 2), and also IGS, NCL and TNS DNA tests, through their website. All they require is proof of Society membership through membership number. Please Note this discount may not be used in conjunction with other discounts such as the Kennel Club Assured Breeder Scheme.

Click here for the current Laboklin Genetic Tests for Border Collies Order Form. The order form includes the Blood/Cheek swab sample colloection certificate that must be completed by a Veterinary Surgeon, and forwarded to the ISDS together with the test results once obtained.