Rapid PCR test for hard-to-diagnose parasites

Horiba UK Veterinary has added an Encephalitozoon cuniculi test to its in-house PCR range of rapid veterinary diagnostic tests for the Pockit Central analyzer. It said this would expand the number of available tests to approaching 200, which already includes viruses, bacteria, parasites and protozoa for companion animals and farm species. Mammal infections I cut … Read more

Dogs may be better at detecting Covid-19 than nasal PCR tests, study finds | Coronavirus

Trained dogs may be able to detect Covid-19 more effectively than nasal swab PCR tests, according to new research. A study published on Wednesday by the peer-reviewed Plos One journal found that canines were able to better detect the presence of Covid than PCR antigenic tests in both symptomatic and asymptomatic people. In the study, … Read more