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Antech introduces PCR ringworm panel

The DNA-based test can be performed on dogs, cats, horses, rabbits and small rodents.

Antech Diagnostics has launched a DNA-based test that can tell a veterinarian within one to three days whether a patient is positive or negative for a ringworm-causing fungal organism. The FastPanel Ringworm PCR panel uses fungal cultures from sources such as plucked hair samples, skin scrapings or hairbrushes. The cultures are sent to an Antech […]

Vetscan Imagyst

Vetscan Imagyst delivers fast parasite analysis

The point-of-care Zoetis product checks a pet’s fecal sample using image recognition, algorithms and artificial intelligence.

A new diagnostic platform from Zoetis Inc. uses image recognition, algorithms and cloud-based artificial intelligence to identify parasites inside cats and dogs within nine minutes. Vetscan Imagyst is a point-of-care tool designed to locate, classify and identify parasite eggs and cysts in a single fecal sample. “Veterinarians will now be able to share results with […]


Boehringer introduces once-daily ProZinc for dogs

One insulin injection can control clinical signs for up to 24 hours.

The prescription medication ProZinc may be injected once a day to reduce hyperglycemia and hyperglycemia-associated clinical signs in most diabetic dogs, according to the manufacturer, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health. “Once-daily dosing with ProZinc is a breakthrough for pet owners with diabetic dogs,” said Grant Beckett, BVSc, MRCVS, senior associate director of technical marketing at Boehringer […]

Redonyl Ultra Feline

Dechra unveils skin-supporting Redonyl Ultra Feline

The nutraceutical and a second for dogs contain ultramicronized palmitoylethanolamide (PEA).

Dechra Veterinary Products has released Redonyl Ultra Feline, a nutraceutical formulated to support healthy skin function in cats that have seasonal allergies. The powdered supplement, which can be sprinkled on food, is flavorless and odorless, and it contains no wheat, chicken or beef, Dechra reported. The Redonyl Ultra line also includes Soft Chews for Dogs. […]

ProCyte One

New from Idexx: ProCyte One blood analyzer

The point-of-care device will begin shipping in 2021.

Idexx Laboratories Inc. is taking orders for ProCyte One, a new hematology analyzer that is scheduled for release in early 2021. According to Westbrook, Maine-based Idexx, ProCyte One is designed to produce point-of-care test results in less than five minutes. Among other features of the tabletop device are: Reticulocyte counts with every complete blood count. […]


NaVetor mobile app accomplishes even more

Curbside care, from checking in patients to taking payments, is supported through a mobile app.

Patterson Veterinary has upgraded the NaVetor mobile app to make curbside and in-clinic patient care even easier. NaVetor is a cloud-based practice management software system introduced in 2018. According to Patterson, veterinary team members carrying a connected mobile device can: Check in patients. Create an invoice. Accept payments from clients waiting in an exam room […]


Cardalis heart drug for dogs wins approval

The Ceva-produced prescription medication is indicated for use in AVVI cases.

Ceva Animal Health has received U.S. approval of Cardalis, a chewable tablet formulated for the management of clinical signs of congestive heart failure in dogs due to atrioventricular valvular insufficiency. The prescription drug is an alternative to the off-label use of human-approved products containing benazepril and spironolactone. “Today’s approval is novel because the drugs are […]

Midmark Multiparameter Monitor

Midmark releases 12-inch Multiparameter Monitor

A pre-procedure checklist and waveform libraries are among the features.

Midmark Corp. has launched the Midmark Multiparameter Monitor for use during patient exams, treatment, surgery and recovery. The monitor includes a 12.1-inch LCD touch-sensitive screen, Cardell blood pressure technology, veterinary-specific algorithms, a pre-procedure checklist, a carbon dioxide soda lime absorbent reminder, and ECG and CO2 waveform libraries. “When you question a waveform, you can quickly […]


New Cubex software automates PMP reporting

Integration with veterinary practice management software smooths the process of complying with Prescription Monitoring Program rules.

Cubex LLC has released software designed to automate the recording and submitting of prescriptions under state-run Prescription Monitoring Programs. The new platform, CubexPMP, can stop prescription drug misuse by preventing multiple pharmacies from filling the same prescription, the company stated. “Now, more and more states are requiring veterinarians, who have traditionally been exempt, to report […]

Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets Urinary Health

New treat supports feline urinary health

The veterinary-exclusive product can be offered alongside Purina’s UR Urinary St/Ox cat food.

Nestlé Purina PetCare has released a veterinary-exclusive treat formulated to assist with feline urinary health. The new product, Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets Urinary Health, contains corn gluten meal, chicken and poultry by-product meal, among other ingredients. “When fed in conjunction with UR Urinary St/Ox feline formula, these treats can help reduce the risk of […]