Starting November 25, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) will no longer perform Dirofilaria immitis Antibody – Feline (Lateral Flow).
The kit manufacturer, Heska, no longer produces the kits needed to perform this test and there are currently no other commercial kits available.
As an alternative, TVMDL offers Dirofilaria immitis Antibody – Feline (EIA) [referral]. This offering is performed at Heska Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Loveland, Colorado.
Test: Dirofilaria immitis Antibody – Feline (EIA) [referral]
Test Code: 8116
For more information on TVMDL’s test offerings, visit tvmdl.tamu.edu or call one of the agency’s full service laboratories in College Station or Canyon.