WSU Study Aims to Prevent Adverse Drug Reactions in Dogs

A rare genetic mutation could result in dogs being exposed to dangerously high levels of anesthetic agents.
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If not identified before surgery, a rare genetic mutation could result in your dog being exposed to dangerously high levels of anesthetic agents.

Scientists at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine initially discovered the mutation in greyhounds and more recently in other common dog breeds.

The research group, a member of the Program in Individualized Medicine (PrIMe), published its findings last week in Scientific Reports.

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