The parasite forecast and newsletter is back! After a short absence while we updated, all 13 editions including the latest for spring are on the forecast webpage https://www.esccapuk.org.uk/parasite-forecast-uk/. Please check in for the latest ESCCAP UK & Ireland parasite news.
Wednesday 20th May 2020
It has been brought to our attention by vets that routine preventative treatment against Angiostrongylus vasorum is dropping in the current crisis and cases of angiostrongylosis are being seen as a result. This condition can be fatal and is an example of the importance of routine parasite prevention treatment for cats and dogs which remains...
Friday 27th March 2020
The veterinary profession is doing an amazing job of continuing pet health care while keeping risk to staff and clients to a minimum. Part of this care, is continued routine parasite prevention treatment for cats and dogs which remains vital during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Thursday 26th March 2020
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