Lyme disease: Justin Bieber’s tick-bite illness can cause joint pain, heart problems, and depression
Justin Bieber's has recently made public his struggle with Lyme disease and associated health effects http://theconversation.com/lyme-disease-justin-biebers-tick-bite-illness-can-cause-joint-pain-heart-problems-and-depression-129651. Tick prevention measures remain a sensible precaution for both people and pets enjoying the great outdoors.
Monday 13th January 2020
Canine Lungworm Angiostrongylus Vasorum Diagnostic Recommendations
ESCCAP UK & Ireland have released a diagnostic guide to canine lungworm in support of all practices being vigilant for and testing for Angiostrongylus vasorum.
Tuesday 12th November 2019
Summer Parasite Forecast: Issue 10
The Summer 2019 Parasite Forecast is now ready to download
Wednesday 11th September 2019
Spring/Summer Parasite Forecast: Issue 9
The Spring/Summer 2019 Parasite Forecast is now ready to download
Wednesday 14th August 2019
Hydatid disease in British sheep
The Farmers Weekly with the support of ESCCAP UK & Ireland, has published an article helping to raise awareness of the re-emerging risk of hydatid among British farmers, especially in Wales https://www.fwi.co.uk/livestock/health-welfare/livestock-diseases/parasitic-diseases/hydatid-disease-in-sheep-what-it-is-and-how-to-prevent-it
Tuesday 23rd July 2019
ESCCAP UK & Ireland hydatid meeting
Thanks to everyone who attended and contributed to the ESCCAP UK & Ireland hydatid meeting in Wales last week. Special thanks to Arjen Brouwer and Marisol Collins for speaking. Arjen has been involved in gathering vital abattoir trace back data and Marisol is currently completing the Hydata project which will give essential UK distribution...
Friday 28th June 2019