CAE (caprine arthritis encephalitis)

Caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE) virus is a small ruminant lentivirus (SRLV), which is a group of closely related viruses that can cause chronic disease in multiple organ systems.

Categories: Goats

Haemonchus contortus (Barber’s pole worm) in small ruminants

Haemonchus contortus, also known as Barber’s pole worm, is a gastrointestinal parasite infecting small ruminants worldwide. WADDL offers the Haemonchus contortus fluorescent assay that can provide identification of Haemonchus contortus within 2-3 days of receiving the sample.

Caseous lymphadenitis of sheep and goats

Caseous lymphadenitis (CL, occasionally abbreviated CLA) is a bacterial infection that can be found in sheep and goats and is caused by Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis resulting in superficial or internal abscesses and recurrent development of abscesses. Learn more about how it is spread and testing with WADDL.

Pregnancy testing in ruminants

WADDL uses a commercially available and licensed enzyme-linked immunoassay Pregnancy Test Kit from IDEXX Laboratories Inc. The test detects early pregnancy-associated glycoproteins as a marker for pregnancy. The test is validated internationally for use in cattle, sheep, goats, and buffalo.