Rapid diagnostic test for canine tick-borne disease BC Ab

17,99  gross

Babesiosis is one of the common tick-borne diseases that is transmitted by meadow ticks. The protozoan Babesia Canis destroys the red blood cells in our pet’s body. With the SelfLab BC Ab rapid test, you can check if your dog is infected with babesiosis and start the appropriate treatment.

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Rapid diagnostic test for canine babesiosis

Selflab BC Ab

Babesiosis is one of the common tick-borne diseases that is transmitted by meadow ticks. The protozoan Babesia Canis destroys the red blood cells in our pet’s body.

With the SelfLab BC Ab rapid test, you can check if your dog has contracted babesiosis and start the appropriate treatment.

Symptoms of babesiosis:

  • drowsiness
  • weakness
  • lack of appetite
  • fever
  • vomiting
  • pale mucous membranes
  • dark discoloration of the urine

Set contains:

  • a pair of single use gloves
  • razor
  • cotton swab with alcohol
  • single use blood lancet (color pink)
  • tube with assay buffer
  • all-in-one container (color blue)
  • small adhesive bandage
  • instruction of use

How to perform the BC Ab test?

1

Unpack the set

Unpack all elements of the set. Take out the test cassette from the pouch.
2

Take care of your safety!

Put on the gloves.
Every sample may be a potentially contagious material.
(If necessary, shave the puncture spot with the razor included in the set.)
3

Disinfect the puncture spot

Use the cotton swab with alcohol and disinfect the puncture spot.
4

Use the lancet

Remove the cap from the lancet, massage the puncture site and press the lancet well into the puncture site until you hear a clear click.
5

Perform the test and wait for results

Take a blood sample (look at instruction of use), add the sample to the assay buffer.
Add 3-4 drops of the mixture to the sample well “S”.
Read the results after 5 minutes.
6

Interpretation of the results

Positive result: two colored lines will appear - in the test line zone and control line zone.
Negative result: only one colored line will appear in the control line zone.
Invalid result: the colored line does not appear in the control line zone.
All-in-one container
Results