• Powerful and effective treatment against tick paralysis
• Pure, consistent serum, quality controlled to APVMA standard
• Processed in our own APVMA accredited laboratory
• Available in 20ml and 50ml bottles.
The Australian paralysis tick, Ixodes holocyclus is a parasite that is responsible for the death of many thousands of animals along the Eastern coastline of Australia every year. Holocyclus toxin is comprised of many different components resulting in muscle paralysis, laryngeal paralysis, mega oesophagus and also cardiotoxic effects. The typical clinical signs and stages of tick paralysis are…
Includes all diseases and toxins resulting in lower motor neurone paralysis – snakebite, botulisim, hypokalameia, tetrodotoxins, ciguatera toxin, polyrediculoneuritis, organophosphate or carbonate intoxication, thromboembolic disease and meningitis/myelitis.
Administer an appropriate dose of AVSL tick antivenom (> 500 ATT) as soon as possible. Doses of 10-15mL are usually given to an early stage cat or 10kg dog and up to 30ml for a large dog, foal or calf. Dilute antivenom dose 1:1 with saline and administer by intraperitoneal injection in cats. For dogs and other animals give by intravenous injection slowly over at least 20 minutes.