OMIA 001562-9913 : Pulmonary hypoplasia with anasarca in Bos taurus

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: yes

Key variant is published: no

Species-specific symbol: PHA

History: If anyone knows of any publications concerning this disorder, please contact

Genetic testing: A DNA test has been developed by Dr Jon Beever, Depat of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois. Further details are available from


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.
2016 Švara, T., Cociancich, V., Šest, K., Gombač, M., Paller, T., Starič, J., Drögemüller, C. :
Pulmonary hypoplasia and anasarca syndrome in Cika cattle. Acta Vet Scand 58:36, 2016. Pubmed reference: 27267454. DOI: 10.1186/s13028-016-0220-9.
2011 Agerholm, J.S., Arnbjerg, J. :
Pulmonary hypoplasia and anasarca syndrome in a belted Galloway calf Veterinary Record 168:190 only, 2011. Pubmed reference: 21493533. DOI: 10.1136/vr.c6354.
2006 Windsor, PA., Cavanagh, JA., Tammen, I. :
Hydrops fetalis associated with pulmonary hypoplasia in Dexter calves. Aust Vet J 84:278-81, 2006. Pubmed reference: 16911227. DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-0813.2006.00018.x.

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