FASTest AIV Ag

FASTest AIV Ag

Avian Influenza

Test applicable to: Chickens, Turkeys, Geese, Ducks, Birds and Wild Birds

Sample: Faeces or Cloacal Material

FASTest AIV Ag veterinary testing kit is suitable as a screening test for the fast and simple detection of all AIV type A subtypes in suspicious poultry stocks.

FASTest AIV Ag provides the veterinarian with on-site confirmation of any clinical suspicion as well as the immediate initiation of epizootic mandatory measures preventing a possible threatening pandemic of the disease.

 

Why is it important to test for Avian Influenza?

Avian Influenza or ‘bird flu’ is a highly infectious disease which affects a wide range of avian species and can be spread worldwide by the spreading of the type A strains of the influenza virus otherwise known as Orthomyxoviridae.

There are 15 known subtypes of the virus affecting birds and thus provides an extensive reservoir of influenza virus which circulates in bird populations, therefor making the FASTest AIV Ag Test kit ideal for detecting all subtypes of the virus on-site and quickly.

What are the symptoms of Avian Influenza?

The clinical symptoms of Avian Influenza can develop suddenly and can strong affect the bird.

Symptoms can include any of the following:

  • Blood nasal and throat discharge
  • Green diarrhoea
  • Cyanoses
  • Oedemata in the head region, comb and wattles
  • Change of colour in the thighs and feed due to ecchymosis

In some causes of Avian Influenza it can result in death of the bird, therefore testing of the bird is advisable as quickly as possible.

 

Advantages of FASTest AIV Ag

  • Store at Room Temperature – tests instantly available for use
  • Long Shelf Life – typically 18 months
  • Simple procedure
  • Results in 20 minutes
  • Competitively priced
  • Reliable clinical diagnostics
Cat NoDescriptionPrice
7900FASTest AIV Ag x 20 Tests (Special Order)£160.00 (ex VAT)