Study demonstrating subtle changes in bioflora in Toxocara

Cambridge have published an ESCCAP UK & Ireland funded study demonstrating subtle changes in bioflora in Toxocara cati infected cats compared to those free of infection. Similar changes have been observed in humans and other animals infected with intestinal nematodes, raising ...
Wednesday 18th April 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

Updated Bristol Tick ID website launched

The University of Bristol tick ID website has now been updated in association with ESCCAP UK & Ireland http://www.bristoluniversitytickid.uk. This is a fantastic resource to aid with tick identification which is so vital both for tick surveillance ...
Sunday 10th September 2017

Four pillars advice for imported pets and deworming frequency summary launched

Two new downloads are now available on the ESCCAP UK & Ireland resources page. The "Deworming frequency" page offers a summary of factors to consider when deciding which worms to treat cats and dogs for in the UK and how often.
Tuesday 5th September 2017