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1 Public Library of Science on LFS
Lavender Foal Syndrome (LFS) is a lethal inherited disease of horses with a suspected autosomal recessive mode of inheritance. LFS has been primarily diagnosed in a subgroup of the Arabian breed, the Egyptian Arabian horse. The condition is characterized by multiple neurological abnormalities and a dilute coat color.
2 Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Direct link to LFS test request documents in Australia
3 LFS Foal video
Typical clinical symptoms of LFS, courtesy Santa Sofia Equine LLC, Dr. Andres Estrada