Fecal Dx antigen testing

Help your clients protect their dogs and families

Use these resources to increase client compliance for regular parasite screening

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Free client brochures

Help clients understand how regular screening helps to protect their dogs and families.  

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Client communications with VetConnect PLUS

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Share these Pet Health Network articles with your clients 

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These articles can help your clients learn more about intestinal parasites in dogs.

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Reinforce the importance of screening during wellness examinations

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Explain that you can detect parasite infections, even before their dogs show signs of infection.1 

Learn about Fecal Dx antigen testing

Minimize the threat of infection by encouraging your clients to follow CAPC guidelines.2

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Food and water
  • Pets should be fed commercial or cooked food.
  • Raw diets are not recommended.
  • Make sure pets have access to fresh water.
     
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Hygiene
  • Don't handle feces or urine with bare hands.
  • Wash hands after contact with feces.
  • Promptly pick up and dispose of feces from public areas and the yard according to local municipal regulations.
     
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Outdoor activity
  • Limit access to wildlife and contaminated feces.
  • Keep dogs on a leash or behind a fence.
  • Keep cats indoors.
  • Cover sandboxes after use.
     

Include Fecal Dx antigen testing as part of all fecal screenings.

References

  1. Elsemore DA, Geng J, Flynn L, Cruthers L, Lucio-Forster A, Bowman DD. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for coproantigen detection of Trichuris vulpis in dogs. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2014;26(3):404–411.
  2. Pets, parasites and people. Pets and Parasites website. www.petsandparasites.org/resources/pets-parasites-and-people. Accessed March 28, 2019.