Dirofilaria enrichment

Method

microscopie (Knott)

Species

canine

Sample specification

volbloed (EDTA)

freq./delay

1 week

Price*

20

* Due to the lack of sensitivity (20%) a parasitological request for T.evansi is always combined with an antibody detection test. Mention your VAT number. For EU countries, submission forms lacking a VAT number will be submitted to 21% VAT.

Which test do we use?

Microscopy after Knott-concentration (hemolysis + centrifugation) and Carazzi coloring.

Sampling instructions

3,3 ml EDTA blood

Storage conditions

The blood has to reach us as fresh as possible.

Important advice

Besides specific requests for this test, this analysis is also performed when detection of Dirofilaria immitis is requested in case of export of an animal to South-Africa and in case of requests of the Dirofilaria immitis Microfilarial Filtration Test.

Reference values

Negative

How soon can you expect results?

One week

Accredited

No

Laatste wijziging op: 06/08/2019