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Table 5 Yearly frequency of safe and at risk litter born in UK

From: Nationwide genetic testing towards eliminating Lafora disease from Miniature Wirehaired Dachshunds in the United Kingdom

Year 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Safe litter 45.0 48.6 68.9 84.5 91.8 92.1
At risk litter 55.0 51.4 31.1 15.5 8.2 7.9
Total no. of litters 40 175 183 193 183 164
  1. An increase was detected in the number of safe litters born in UK between 2012 and 2017. Subsequently there is a decrease in the number of unsafe litters indicating that breeders are using the genetic information obtained for the Lafora DNA test