SPAID test (DE)

Author: Linda J.M. Tintle DVM.

A healthy body has hyaluronan everywhere – in skin, between cells, lining the intestinal tract, filling the eye, providing viscosity to joint fluid, in the kidney where it helps control the body’s hydration….

Familial Shar-Pei Fever and Amyloidosis

Linda J.M. Tintle DVM 

Familial Shar-Pei Fever (FSF) is a periodic fever syndrome that is characterized by random inflammatory events with high fever, sometimes with swelling about joint/s or face, that usually last 12-36 hrs. FSF is an autoinflammatory syndrome (not autoimmune).

Autoinflammatory Disease (SPAID)

Whole genome sequencing identifies missense mutation in MTBP in Shar-Pei affected with Autoinflammatory Disease (SPAID)
Author: Julia Metzger1*, Anna Nolte2, Ann-Kathrin Uhde2, Marion Hewicker-Trautwein2 and Ottmar Distl1*.