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Using jab sticks (aka pole syringes)

Using jab sticks (aka pole syringes)

Using jab sticks (aka pole syringes) Jab sticks can be used to sedate or medicate: Yarded animals that won’t, can’t or shouldn’t go up a race Livestock on hobby farms with inadequate facilities Stock truck rollovers Bulls when they are difficult to put in a head bale...
Mastering your blood smear technique

Mastering your blood smear technique

Mastering your blood smear technique Blood smears are a great aid when investigating sudden death or ill thrift. Tips from the WA lab for preparing smears include: Collect in an EDTA tube Blood drops ~4 mm (not too big) Angle (at 30-40o) /Speed (not too fast, not too...
Disease mapping

Disease mapping

Disease mapping Disease investigations are about preventing further cases and getting a diagnosis. Tristan’s approach to this, as covered in the first NABS Masterclass, involves honing the: Case definition Timeline Spatial mapping Relative risks. Download map as...