OMIA:000335-9940 : Encephalomyelopathy in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , horse

Categories: Nervous system phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 161700 (trait) , 270900 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific name: Spongiform leucoencephalomyelopathy

Breed: Romney (Sheep) (VBO_0001581).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:000335-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1997 Manktelow, B.W., Hartley, W.J., Gill, J.M. :
A presumed inherited spongiform leucoencephalomyelopathy of Romney lambs in New Zealand. N Z Vet J 45:199-201, 1997. Pubmed reference: 16031987. DOI: 10.1080/00480169.1997.36027.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 10 Sep 2021