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Equine Piroplasmosis, cELISA
Equine Piroplasmosis, cELISA
Equine Piroplasmosis, cELISA
Equine Piroplasmosis, cELISA

Equine Piroplasmosis, cELISA

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Equine Piroplasmosis Test: Trusted Diagnostic Excellence

As a national reference laboratory, Equigerminal is dedicated to providing the most accurate diagnostic services for Equine Piroplasmosis, a tick-borne disease caused by Babesia caballi and Theileria equi. Our facility offers two accredited c-ELISA tests to detect antibodies against these pathogens, ensuring your horses' health and compliance with international trade standards.

Why Test for Equine Piroplasmosis?

  • National Reference Laboratory: Recognized for our specialized diagnostic capabilities and adherence to international standards.
  • International Compliance: Essential for the trading, import, and export of horses, fulfilling global health regulations.
  • Health Management: Detects carriers in both chronic and inapparent phases, crucial for managing herd health.
  • Peace of Mind: Provides reliable results, ensuring confidence in your horse's health status.

Test Details

  • Pathogens Detected: Antibodies against Babesia caballi and Theileria equi.
  • Sample Requirements: 5 mL of blood, serum, or plasma, collected in a dry or EDTA tube.
  • Turnaround Time:
    • Standard Processing: Results within 2-5 working days after sample receipt.
    • PREMIUM Processing: Expedited results within 0-1 day post-sample receipt.

For detailed information, please visit the Diagnosis of Piroplasmosis page.


How to Submit Your Sample

  • Download Form: Get the Equine Sample Submission Form for your vet to complete.
  • Vet Collection: A vet must collect a 5 mL blood, serum, or plasma sample.
  • Mail Your Sample with the form to: Equigerminal Lab
    Rua Eduardo Correia, 13
    3030-507 Coimbra, PORTUGAL
  • For any further assistance or if you have questions about sample collection and shipment please contact us at

Understanding Equine Piroplasmosis

Equine Piroplasmosis varies in severity, affecting horses differently. It emphasizes the importance of routine testing and preventative strategies to manage the disease effectively.


Adopting both sanitary and medical prophylaxis measures is critical in preventing the spread of Equine Piroplasmosis.