Faecal collection and in-practice worm count testing quicker and easier with the introduction of Ovatec Plus from Zoetis – formerly Pfizer Animal Health and a market-leading company in equine worm control.
Faecal collection and in-practice worm count testing quicker and easier with the introduction of Ovatec Plus from Zoetis – the company formerly known as Pfizer Animal Health and a market-leading company in equine worm control.
Ovatec Plus facilitates the in-house detection of worm burdens by enabling the coproscopic examination of parasite eggs, larvae and cysts.
The built-in sample collection scoop allows for hands-off, quick, clean sample collection and controlled sample size, while the built-in cap, which can be written on for easy identification, snaps shut to seals the contents safely for contamination-free transport.
The system is based on zinc sulphate flotation technology, with a flotation time of just 10 minutes to provide rapid analysis.
The special Ova-Spin feature will break up even the most difficult sample. The positive-locking filter chamber prevents any spill of test samples and reduces operator exposure to potential hazards and the unique overflow reservoir prevents overfills leaking onto the lab bench.
According to the company, the high sensitivity and excellent specificity of Ovatec Plus enable informed treatment decisions to be made. A study has shown that samples proving negative with Ovatec Plus provide 95% certainty that the sample is
Samples that prove positive, with one or more eggs seen, can be verified using a quantitative technique if needed, alternatively treatment may be indicated.
- Contact your Zoetis account manager, call 0845 300 8034 or email CustomerSupportUK@zoetis.com for further details.