EquiSal Tapeworm Test Results What do my results mean?

What do the results of my horse's EquiSal tapeworm test mean? For each horse on the result sheet there will be a tapeworm diagnosis as follows:

EquiSal Tapeworm Test Results

EquiSal Tapeworm Saliva Score Tapeworm Diagnosis Tapeworm Treatment Recommended
< -0.09 Low No
-0.09 - 0.6 Borderline Yes
> 0.6 Moderate/High Yes

Your results will identify horses with a low burden, a borderline (1 adult tapeworm) result or a moderate/high burden (9 + adult tapeworm) and treatment will be recommended by Austin Davis Biologics (the laboratory who developed the test) as detailed in the table above. 

If you need any advice as to which wormer is required please do not hesitate to contact us at info@westgatelabs.co.uk or 01670 791994.

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