5 tests, 10 tests
EquiChek™-SAA is a simple stall-side test kit that provides veterinarians, trainers or breeders with the opportunity to test for any inflammatory condition, including infections, where it matters, beside the horse.
€90.00 – €150.00
EquiChek™-SAA is a simple stall-side test that provides veterinarians, trainers or breeders with the opportunity to test for any inflammatory condition, including infections, where it matters, beside the horse. Blood can be analyzed without the need to send samples to a lab. In just two simple steps, you can tell if the horse has an active inflammatory condition.
5 tests, 10 tests
Use at any time for general health checks
Use to test when there is suspicion of infection
Use to Monitor Recovery following treatment
Monitor broodmares to make sure there is not active infection that could impact foal viability
Use when a horse is not quite right or you think something is wrong, but you are not sure
Because symptoms are an unreliable indicator of health status, Vets and Trainers should test horses periodically.
Given the ease and affordability of the EquiChek™-SAA test, testing all horses on a regular schedule is a practical option for early detection of an inflammatory condition such as infection
EquiChek™-SAA is an important part in a veterinarian’s health screening for any horse
EquiChek™-SAA is a veterinary point of care test and easy to use. It requires three simple steps once the test is opened, with results available in less than 10 minutes. Results can be observed in as little as 2-3 minutes after addition of sample.
Before starting the test remove test cassette from foil pouch. Only open pouch just before adding sample.
Remove cap from blood tube and insert sample applicator. Just touch sample applicator to surface of the blood.
DO NOT IMMERSE SAMPLE APPLICATOR IN BLOOD TUBE.
DO NOT SQUEEZE the sample applicator, blood will be drawn up automatically up to the black line on the sample applicator.
Apply sample to the sample port on the test strip. Touch sample applicator to the sample port and gently squeeze to expel blood into the test window.
Add 3 drops of liquid from the dropper bottle into the sample port.
It is recommended that the test is read at 10 minutes after starting. However, a normal result can be seen within 2-3 minutes, i.e. 4 lines will be visible.
4 clearly visible lines.
No active or significant inflammatory condition.
3 visible lines, with 4th test line either weak or absent.
Two lines visible (one test line and the control line). The intensity of the test line will vary depending level of inflammation
Only 1 line visible.