Fecal Dx antigen testing
Double your detection of intestinal parasite infections
Detects 2X more parasites than fecal ova and parasites (O&P) alone.1
A single result identifies hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm infections up to 30 days earlier, even when eggs are not present.2
Early, definitive results help you diagnose and treat effectively, reducing the risk of infection to other pets and family members.
Why antigen testing?
The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) guidelines recommend including fecal antigen testing to diagnose hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm infections.3–5
Fecal antigen testing can identify infections that can be missed when using other methods.1 Because the testing detects antigens, positive results confirm the presence of worms in the intestinal tract. This allows you to diagnose infections when worms are not shedding eggs or infections that are caused by worms of a single sex.
For more information: read the diagnostic update, Fecal Dx Antigen Testing—Find Parasite Infections the Microscope Misses.
Results indicate that adding antigen ELISA testing to your fecal O&P may double the number of parasite infections detected.1
Fecal Dx Antigen Panel
Test code: 5199
Hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm antigens by ELISA
Fecal Dx Antigen Panel with Lab 4Dx Plus Test—Canine
Test code: 31804
Lab 4Dx Plus Test, hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm antigens by ELISA
Fecal Dx Profile with Giardia
Test code: 24639
Fecal ova and parasites, Giardia, hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm antigens by ELISA
Comprehensive Diarrhea RealPCR Panel with Fecal Dx Profile—Canine
Test code: 3808
Comprehensive Diarrhea RealPCR Panel, fecal ova and parasites, hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm antigens by ELISA
Fecal Dx Profile
Test code: 5013
Fecal ova and parasites, hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm antigens by ELISA
Fecal Dx Profile with Lab 4Dx Plus Test—Canine
Test code: 31803
Fecal ova and parasites, Lab 4Dx Plus Test, hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm antigens by ELISA
Get the most out of your Fecal Dx antigen testing
Increase pet owner compliance up to 20%1
Make it easy and convenient for pet owners to collect fecal specimens with FecalChek Home Collection Kit.
Improve pet owner conversations
With VetConnect PLUS, you can dynamically share personalized client-friendly summaries and results, such as negative vector-borne disease screens and healthy preventive care testing, to help illustrate the value of baseline testing.
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- Data on file at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. Westbrook, Maine USA..
- Elsemore DA, Geng J, Flynn L, et al. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for coproantigen detection of Trichuris vulpis in dogs. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2014;26(3):404–411.
- CAPC guidelines: hookworms. Companion Animal Parasite Council website. www.capcvet.org/guidelines/hookworms. Accessed Decemeber 20, 2018.
- CAPC guidelines: ascarid. Companion Animal Parasite Council website. www.capcvet.org/guidelines/ascarid. Accessed Decemeber 20, 2018.
- CAPC guidelines: Trichuris vulpis. Companion Animal Parasite Council website. www.capcvet.org/guidelines/ trichuris-vulpis. Accessed Decemeber 20, 2018.