Effective management of tapeworm burdens in horses

The revolutionary EquiSal test, using horse saliva to diagnose tapeworm burdens, was first made available to horse owners in 2014. Validation of the test has since been published by Veterinary Clinical Pathology, and reports the accuracy of the saliva test in comparison to blood testing and to tapeworm numbers counted at post mortem. The importance of an accurate diagnostic test for tapeworm infections Tapeworm infections pose a significant threat to horse health as they are associated with clinical cases of colic. Of the three species of tapeworm capable of infecting horses Anoplocephala perfoliata is the most common worldwide. A. perfoliata...

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