Saliva Tapeworm Test

What is a saliva tapeworm test?

The EquiSal Tapeworm test is an easy-to-use, scientifically proven test that uses a saliva collection swab to accurately diagnose tapeworm burdens. More information can be found here.

What worms does a saliva tapeworm test show?

A saliva tapeworm test shows the tapeworm burden a horse is carrying. It does not test for redworms, encysted redworms, roundworms or pinworms.

What should I do about those worms?

Encysted redworms should always be treated against in winter with a suitable wormer. Contact us to find out more information. We offer both routine worm counts and pinworm tests.

How often should I get a routine worm count?

It is recommended to get a saliva tapeworm test carried out approximately every 6 months, generally in spring and autumn.

How much does a routine worm count cost?

Prices depend on if any other tests are also carried out and how many horses are tested. Contact us for more details and a a quote.