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Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019

Today marks the start of Antibiotic Awareness Week - a global campaign designed to increase the awareness of antibiotic resistance and to encourage responsible use amongst the public, health professionals and policy makers to prevent the further spread of antibiotic resistance1. Antibiotics have revolutionised modern medicine by making previously incurable illnesses like pneumonia, tuberculosis and [...]

2019-11-19T16:11:16+00:00November 18th, 2019|

November is Pet Diabetes Month!

Rapid Labs are celebrating Pet Diabetes Month - a national campaign to raise awareness of diabetes in cats and dogs to encourage owners to get their pets tested if they are considered to be at risk of diabetes. In the UK, it is estimated that around 30, 000 dogs and 111, 000 cats are affected [...]

2019-11-13T11:30:53+00:00November 1st, 2019|

BCVA 2019 – Thank you!

We would like to say a big thank you to all the vets and attendees who visited our stand at BCVA this year. We had a fantastic first show there, and hope to see you all next year. It was great speaking with everyone who met with us to learn more about their needs in [...]

2019-10-30T08:59:49+00:00October 21st, 2019|

Meet us at the BCVA 2019 Congress

We're thrilled to be exhibiting at the BCVA Congress 2019 next week in Southport. The British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) is an annual event for bovine veterinarians in the UK, offering a wide variety of talks and educational workshops relating to cattle health. This is the first BCVA event for us at Rapid Labs and [...]

2019-10-08T14:55:47+01:00October 8th, 2019|

Ketosis in Cattle: New video produced with the University of Cambridge Veterinary School

We're delighted to share our video that we filmed at the University of Cambridge Veterinary School. In this video, Dr Ian McCrone - Farm Animal Physician, discusses the importance of monitoring ketone (BHB) levels in early lactaction cows using the CentriVet Bovine Ketone Meter and Ketone Test Strips. Thank you to Ian McCrone and the [...]

2019-09-17T15:35:48+01:00September 17th, 2019|

Highlights from Packaging Innovations 2019

This week we attended the Packaging Innovations show at Olympia, London. Here are some of our highlights: 1. The #PlasticFreeLand Developed by A Plastic Planet, this entire zone featured companies and organisations that are leading the way in plastic-free packaging. It was fantastic to speak with some of the innovators and learn more about plastic [...]

2019-09-13T11:42:47+01:00September 13th, 2019|

CentriVet Photo Competition

To celebrate the success of CentriVet UK, we are offering one lucky winner the chance to win a free pack of CentriVet canine/feline glucose tests - plus a suprise gift for themselves! All you have to do is share a picture of your furry friend on our Facebook page (CentriVet UK). Let us know their [...]

2019-08-19T11:38:09+01:00August 19th, 2019|

Rapid Tests for Dengue Fever

Dengue fever is a tropical disease that is spread by Aedes mosquitos carrying the Dengue Virus. The World Health Organisation has listed Dengue as one of the biggest global health threats in 2019, along with antimicrobial resistance, influenza, climate change and HIV1. Around 40 percent of the global population (3 billion) live in areas that [...]

2019-07-30T10:41:55+01:00July 30th, 2019|

Rapid Labs Launch New Range of Veterinary Diagnostic Tests

Rapid Labs have developed a series of rapid tests to add to their increasingly-expanding veterinary range. Their new veterinary rapid range include tests for some of the most common diseases in companion animals, such as canine parvovirus, heartworm, feline leukaemia virus and infectious peritonitis. In addition, Rapid Labs have also launched a number of rapid [...]

2019-07-23T13:53:17+01:00July 17th, 2019|