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We get a lot of inquiries about the SafePath® ZIPPTests® – what they are, how they work, and how they can help veterinarians with their clinical diagnostic needs. Here’s what you should know about the SafePath® ZIPPTests®. ZIPPTests® are rapid-response assays that detect antigens in a serum, plasma, blood or stool sample. “Rapid-response” means they […]

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We recently discussed the symptoms of canine parvovirus and how to tell if your dog has been infected with parvo. But once your dog has been diagnosed with parvo, what do you do? What is the prognosis, and what next steps should you take to help your dog recover and to prevent the disease from […]

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Your dog is part of your family. You share lots of things – walks, road trips, room on the bed, maybe even a midnight snack or two. But one thing you don’t want to share: parasites. Most dogs will become infected with some type of parasite at some point in their life, and unfortunately for […]

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SafePath® Laboratories is pleased to announce that Centaur Animal Health has taken over as sole distributor for several of our small animal veterinary diagnostic tests. This new arrangement builds on our long-standing partnership with Centaur and provides customers with a one-stop shop for all of their veterinary diagnostic needs, large or small! Centaur now handles […]

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The SafePath team is thrilled to announce the latest addition to its line of veterinary test kit products – the SafePath® ZippTest® Giardia Antigen Test Kit Lateral Flow Assay. This new giardia diagnostic test kit quickly and accurately detects giardia antigens in canine stool samples. The test provides rapid results –in 10 minutes. Rapid-response testing […]

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The use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays to diagnose veterinary diseases is an exciting new development in the world of veterinary medicine. By amplifying the genetic material of a specific infectious agent that is found in an animal’s stool or blood sample, PCR assays can catch infectious diseases much sooner than traditional testing methods. […]

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For many of the 2 million Americans who own horses, animals are a part of the family. And just like human family members should see their doctors regularly for preventative check-ups, horses need preventive care, too. Regularly scheduled veterinary laboratory testing is vital to horses’ health and safety. In addition to official check-ups, there are […]

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Heartworm ranks as one of the most common, and most dangerous, parasitic infections in dogs and cats. While easily prevented, heartworms can be difficult and expensive to cure once your pet becomes infected. Unfortunately, many pet owners misunderstand how dogs and cats get heartworm, leading to improper heartworm testing and prevention. Here are a few […]

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Whether you’re new to medical device diagnostics manufacturing or are looking to scale up production of your current product line, contract manufacturing is an option you may well have considered, and for good reason. Outsourcing your manufacturing processes, or even your R&D process, to a contract manufacturer can benefit your company in a number of […]

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Autumn can be a great season for dogs and dog owners alike, but there are also some important health risks to be aware of during this time of year. To make sure your canine companion stays safe and happy this fall, read on to learn how to reduce the risk of five common autumn health […]

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