SNAP Giardia Test
Find and treat more Giardia cases
Efficiently comply with Companion Animal Parasite Council recommendations to test symptomatic dogs and cats with a combination of direct smear, fecal flotation with centrifugation, and a sensitive, specific fecal ELISA.
SNAP tests provide reference laboratory quality technology for superior diagnostic accuracy at the point of care.
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Diagnose Giardia infections in canine and feline patients
Use the SNAP Giardia Test to identify the presence of Giardia in dogs and cats as an adjunct to a fecal flotation. The SNAP Giardia Test is the first USDA-approved in-house rapid assay for the detection of soluble Giardia antigen. It has been shown to find up to three times more Giardia-positive animals than using traditional microscope methods.1
The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) recommends testing symptomatic (intermittently or consistently diarrheic) dogs and cats with a combination of direct smear, fecal flotation with centrifugation, and a sensitive, specific fecal ELISA optimised for use in companion animals.2
Get the most out of your SNAP Giardia Test
Increase your fecal testing options
Broaden your diagnostic insights and choose from several fecal panels that include Giardia antigen testing from IDEXX Reference Laboratories.
View and trend all your results
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Automate your work flow
Reduce the chance for human error and integrate your SNAP results with the SNAP Pro Analyzer.
Test insert & resources
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- Groat R, Monn M, Flynn L, Curato J. Survey of clinic practices and testing for diagnosis of Giardia infections in dogs and cats. Poster presented at: 21st Annual ACVIM Forum, 4–8 June 2003; Charlotte, NC.
- Companion Animal Parasite Council. CAPC Recommendations: Giardia. www.capcvet.org/recommendations/giardia.html. Accessed 7 August 2014.