veterinary professionals

veterinary professionals

HELPING YOU WITH YOUR ALLERGY CASES IN PRACTICE

Allergic disease is extremely common, affecting up to 10-30% of dogs1,2, 10-20% of cats1,3 and 10-50% of horses1,4,5. Our aim is to help you make a success of the allergy cases you see in practice.

At Avacta Animal Health we can help you by offering:

    • Species-specific allergy testing, for dogs, cats and horses
    • Allergen-specific immunotherapy (ASIT)
    • Outstanding technical support, via our Technical Support team; which includes a number of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses and is supported by expert dermatology consultants
    • Clinically relevant and practical veterinary literature
    • A wide range of useful and time-saving consultation resources
    • Informative and easy to use pet owner resources
    • A wealth of educational and training resources to meet your CPD needs

 

Log in to our Practice Portal for a wealth of resources.

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Example of a Canine & Feline allergy work-up chart

LITERATURE & RESOURCES

 

In our Practice Portal we have a wealth of helpful literature and resources designed to support you in practice.

 

They can be downloaded free of charge and used to help you with the work-up and management of allergy cases. There are also a range of materials designed specifically to help you support your owners too.

 

You can find an overview of each resource, with a summary of how they can help you in practice, on our Resource Summaries page, with the option to click through to our Practice Portal to download the full document.

In addition to this, being a dedicated and independent UK-based laboratory means your samples don’t have far to travel! We can test your samples and get your results to you in as little as 2 days from receipt*.

 

We understand that diagnosing and managing allergy cases can be a challenge in a busy practice, so we do everything we can to work closely alongside you offering support and help to reach lifelong solutions for your allergy patients.

 

Helping you and your clients understand and manage allergy is a key part of what we do.

 

*standard turnaround time 2-4 days

In addition to this, being a dedicated and independent UK-based laboratory means your samples don’t have far to travel! We can test your samples and get your results to you in as little as 2 days from receipt*.

 

We understand that diagnosing and managing allergy cases can be a challenge in a busy practice, so we do everything we can to work closely alongside you offering support and help to reach lifelong solutions for your allergy patients.

 

Helping you and your clients understand and manage allergy is a key part of what we do.

 

*standard turnaround time 2-4 days

References

  1. Marsella R and De Benedetto A. Atopic Dermatitis in Animals and People: An Update and Comparative Review. Veterinary sciences 2017; 4: 37.
  2. Hillier A, Griffin CE. The ACVD task force on canine atopic dermatitis (I): incidence and prevalence. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2001;81(3–4):147–51.
  3. Ravens PA, Xu BJ, Vogelnest LJ. Feline atopic dermatitis: a retrospective study of 45 cases (2001-2012). Vet Dermatol. 2014; 25:95-102.
  4. Davis, K.U., Sheats, M.K. (2019). Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cytology Characteristics and Seasonal Changes in a Herd of Pastured Teaching Horses. Front. Vet. Sci.; 6:74.
  5. Ziegler, A., Hamza, E., Jonsdottir, S. et al. (2018). Longitudinal analysis of allergen-specific IgE and IgG subclasses as potential predictors of insect bite hypersensitivity following first exposure to Culicoides in Icelandic horses. Vet. Dermatol.; 29(1): 51-e22.