OMIA:000745-9615 : Orchitis in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

In other species: domestic cat

Categories: Reproductive system phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: inflammation of one or both testicles

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Breed: Beagle (Dog) (VBO_0200131).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. For breeds in which a likely causal variant has been documented, see the variant table below

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2022). OMIA:000745-9615: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2023 Morawietz, J., Körber, H., Packeiser, E.M., Beineke, A., Goericke-Pesch, S. :
Insights into canine infertility: Apoptosis in chronic asymptomatic orchitis. Int J Mol Sci 24, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37047053. DOI: 10.3390/ijms24076083.
Reifarth, L., Körber, H., Packeiser, E.M., Goericke-Pesch, S. :
Detection of spermatogonial stem cells in testicular tissue of dogs with chronic asymptomatic orchitis. Front Vet Sci 10:1205064, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37396999. DOI: 10.3389/fvets.2023.1205064.
1976 Fritz, T.E., Lombard, S.A., Tyler, S.A., Norris, W.P. :
Pathology and familial incidence of orchitis and its relation to thyroiditis in a closed Beagle colony. Exp Mol Pathol 24:142-58, 1976. Pubmed reference: 1261651.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 26 Oct 2011
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 20 Oct 2022