Future developments, such as molecular diagnostics, could prove to be game-changers, allowing veterinarians to make highly precise diagnoses through analysis of biological signals in genetic code and proteins to fine-tune the treatments needed.
Three days is a long time to wait when your pet is feeling ill to secure an appointment and then wait even more days for laboratory blood results from the reference lab.
More than ever, vet practices are looking for efficient and cost-effective methodologies to take control of these variables and manage costs.
Improvements in qPCR testing are bringing point-of-care molecular diagnostics into practical use.
Careful evaluation of a patient’s medical history, their clinical symptoms, and consultation of available diagnostic test results are essential components of implementing an effective antimicrobial stewardship program at a veterinary clinic.