Tick surveillance scheme

ESCCAP UK and Ireland and PHE have collaborated to publish tick surveillance scheme data outlining the different species of tick found on cats and dogs but also the locations on the body where they were found. http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/early/2018/02/26/vr....
Friday 2nd March 2018

Winter Parasite Forecast: Issue 4

The fourth and final 2017 edition of ESCCAP UK & Ireland's quarterly Parasite Forecasts is now available to download. This edition outlines the changing parasite activity over the past three months and forecasts which parasites may present an increased risk in the subsequent three months....
Thursday 21st December 2017

Pet Travel Survey

The pet travel survey carried out by parasitologists at Bristol and Belfast Universities is almost complete. If you have taken your pet abroad please fill out the survey at this link and share it with clients and colleagues. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PetTravel2017 ...
Tuesday 24th October 2017

Autumn Parasite Forecast: Issue 3

The third edition of ESCCAP UK & Ireland's quarterly Parasite Forecasts is now available to download. This edition outlines the changing parasite activity over the past three months and forecasts which parasites may present an increased risk in the subsequent three months. Also ...
Thursday 19th October 2017

Babesiosis confirmed in an untraveled dog

There has been a case of babesiosis confirmed in an untraveled dog in Milton Keynes. This is the third late summer/Autumn running where untraveled cases have occurred in the vicinity of the Deramacentor focus in a field in Harlow, but like the Romford cases last year, it is currently ...
Tuesday 10th October 2017

Student Summer Research Awards

poster presentation by Cormac Power, on his project on "Prevalence of gastrointestinal and cardio-respiratory parasites in stray dogs & cats in Ireland" that was funded by ESCCAP UK & Ireland. Of particular note from the results ...
Tuesday 3rd October 2017