Reminder: Service for the detection of Tick-borne diseases

Service for the detection of Tick-borne diseases offered at Biovet Anaplasmosis +  Babesiosis + Ehrlichiosis + Lyme Biovet

Service for the detection of Tick-borne diseases offered at Biovet

Anaplasmosis +  Babesiosis + Ehrlichiosis + Lyme

Biovet reminds you that it offers a Tick-borne pathogenic microorganism screening service.

In Quebec, it is mainly about:   which is responsible for:
  • Borrelia spp. bacteria*
  • Lyme disease
  • Anaplasma phagocytophilum bacteria
  • granulocytic anaplasmosis
  • Babesia spp. protozoans
  • babesiosis
  • Ehrlichia spp. bacteria
  • ehrlichiosis

SUBMITTING SAMPLES

  • whole blood from an animal (1 – 2 mL) taken in an EDTA tube before the starting an antibiotic therapy and refrigerated (4 – 8°C)
  • One or more ticks placed in an airtight container without additives

* Borrelia spp.: Available only on tick.

TRANSMITING RESULTS

Biovet will issue test results within 4 to 5 days.

These tests are performed Monday to Friday.

Our specialists have prepared a User’s Guide for the Diagnosis of Tick-Borne Diseases (TBD), as well as an Interpretation Grid.

To learn in detail about diseases, clinical signs and which test to choose from the different diagnostic methods available, check out our User’s Guide TBD. And to make interpretation easier, check out our Interpretation Grid TBD.

User’s Guide TBD (PDF)           Interpretation Grid TBD (PDF)

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