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Feclab Giardia Antigen Test Kits

Feclab Giardia Antigen Test Kits

Description
Giardia Antigen Test Kits are the perfect way to test for this parasitic infection without having to visit the vet. A simple, easy to use kit with freepost envelope. Results are returned via email within 5 working days.
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Description
Giardia Antigen Test Kits are the perfect way to test for this parasitic infection without having to visit the vet. A simple, easy to use kit with freepost envelope. Results are returned via email within 5 working days.
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DESCRIPTION

The Giardia Antigen Kit is highly accurate and perfect for quick identification for those who suspect Giardia. The kit is simple to use and comes with full instructions. Should you suspect that your dog or cat has giardia (especially if they are very young or old) then we recommend purchasing this kit and testing as soon as possible.

Common Signs that Giardia is present:

  • Giardia infection in dogs may lead to weight loss
  • Chronic intermittent diarrhoea
  • Fatty stool
  • The stool may range from soft to watery
  • Infected dogs tend to have excess mucus in the faeces
  • Vomiting may occur in some cases

Giardia Antigen Performance characteristics

Relative sensitivity: 95.12%
Relative specificity: 95.87%

All kits contain a prepaid return postage envelope.

It is important to note that not every Dog (or Cat) will show all the clinical signs of Giardia.

How to take a sample 

Your kit will include: A resealable outer bag, gloves, spoon, odour proof sample bag, form, Freepost envelope

1) Place your sample of poo into the odour proof sample bag using the gloves and spoon provided.  Seal it, then place into the outer resealable bag.

2) Fill in the form with all of your details

3) Pop the form and sample into the freepost envelope and take it to the post office.

4) Your results will arrive by email within 5 working days of it being received at the lab