New Method for Lyme Disease Diagnostics

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Horse owners will now be able to know the results of a Lyme disease test within minutes instead of having to wait for as long as a week. A new test, the Snap 3Dx assay, to confirm Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative bacterial agent for Lyme disease, has been developed by IDEXX Laboratories. Reported equine infections in northeastern U.S. have been dramatically increasing, with nearly

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