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5 important points before testing for Canine Babesiosis

5 important points before testing for Canine Babesiosis
5 important points before testing for Canine Babesiosis

5 important points before testing for Canine Babesiosis

Canine babesiosis is a worldwide, primarily tick-borne, protozoal disease. The disease is predominantly characterized by a direct parasitic and inmmune-mediated erythrocyte destruction, causing mild to severe systemic clinical manifestations.

 

Did you know that:

  • Canine babesiosis is frequently accompanied by Ehrlichia canis
  • Accurate species classification is important for providing the appropriate treatment
  • The infection is more prevalent in certain seasons and geographical regions
  • In clinic PCR tests, such as PCRun® provide a rapid, sensitive, and species-specific diagnosis of canine babesiosis allowing to treat appropriately and efficiently.

We’ve rounded up five important points before testing for Canine Babesiosis

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