Diagnostic Testing Service

Spinal muscular atrophy(SMA) (GFB008)

Specimen type

EDTA whole blood


  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease seen in Maine Coon cats. SMA is characterized by progressive instability with unsteady gait and posture abnormalities due to loss of motor neurons in the lower spinal cord and atrophy of muscles in the hind limbs.
  • Maine Coon cats