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