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Equine Neuromuscular Testing

The Equine Neuromuscular and Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory is dedicated to providing the most accurate diagnosis and optimal treatment of muscle disorders in horses. We offer genetic and muscle biopsy testing for a variety of diseases.

Genetic Testing

  • Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy Type 1 (PSSM–GYS1 Mutation)
  • Malignant Hyperthermia (MH)

Muscle Biopsy Testing

Samples will be evaluated for all of the following diseases:

  • Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy
  • Glycogen Branching Enzyme Deficiency
  • Recurrent Exertional Rhabdomyolysis
  • Equine Motor Neuron Disease
  • Neurogenic Atrophy
  • Immune-mediated Myopathy
  • Pasture Myopathy
  • and many other diseases
  For more information, please visit the Neuomuscular Diagnostic Laboratory website.

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Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
University of Minnesota
1333 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108-1098


Phone: (612) 625-8787
Toll Free: (800) 605-8787
Fax: (612) 624-8707


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