In fact, all of his symptoms can be explained by the constellation of those two illnesses. (Which gives me hope in the larger picture.) I guess a false positive is a possibility, but the vet seemed pretty confident about the Tick panel results. Unlike the blood work, which she sent to a pathologist for an additional check. I will hopefully hear about it today. According to the vet, the tick population is on the move. She's seeing all kinds of ticks up here that used to be common in the south, but not up by us. Spooky. Once I looked at the pictures of the nasty little buggers, I realized that what I pulled off him was probably not a regular old dog tick, but something smaller and rounder, but larger than a deer tick, one of which I got a couple of years ago, so I know what they look like. Damn, we did not need this, right?
to read he tested positive for both of these illnesses. They seem to be rare....is there any likelihood false positives can be obtained? I am not questioning the results or your vet, just asking... more
I know - interesting. Kit & Travis,Mon Jun 18 1:52pm
so tiny, why do they have to wreck so much havoc? We are, for the most part, on the same latitude so if it is affecting you, it is likely affecting us. Scary. I hope you get good news later from the... more