OMIA 002263-9695 : Vestibular disease in Panthera tigris sumatrae

In other species: dog

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific symbol: CVD

Inheritance: Wheelhouse et al. (2004) "characterised 14 cases of CVD in Sumatran tiger cubs in Australian zoos. Pedigree analysis and segregation analysis suggest that this syndrome has a heritable basis, with an autosomal dominant" mode of inheritance.


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.
2015 Wheelhouse, J.L., Hulst, F., Beatty, J.A., Hogg, C.J., Child, G., Wade, C.M., Barrs, V.R. :
Congenital vestibular disease in captive Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris ssp. sumatrae) in Australasia. Vet J 206:178-82, 2015. Pubmed reference: 26403953. DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2015.09.005.
2004 Hulst, F., Vogelnest, L., Barnes, J., Reiss, A., Vitali, S., Monoghan, C. :
Congenital vestibular disease in two related litters of Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris sumatrae) Proceedings of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians and Wildlife Disease Association Joint Conference, San Diego, California. August 28, 2004. American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. :581–585, 2004.

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