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Acarus offers a range of PCR and serology tests for infectious diseases transmitted by ticks, fleas and mosquitoes. Find out how to submit samples, turnaround times and test information.

Acarus Infectious Disease PCRs

For guidance on which test(s) to select based on clinical and travel history please see the Companion Vector-Borne Diseases (CVBD) website.

Our clinicians can provide advice to veterinary professionals.

For further information about the tests we offer please select the individual test link below.

The turnaround time on Acarus infectious disease PCRs is typically 3 to 5 days. The results are sent by email within 5 working days of us receiving your samples. These times can be subject to change (e.g. for Bank holidays).

List of Acarus Infectious Disease PCRs we offer

The delivery address for samples is:

Diagnostic Laboratories
Langford Vets
Churchill Building
Langford House

Please ensure that all the sample tubes are double wrapped, and that absorbent material is included in the inner wrapping to minimise the risk of contamination.

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