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Bioguard is wishing you “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year”

2020 was a challenging year with much stress due to the COVID-19 that has strike pretty much all nations on earth. Despite all the difficulties encountered this year, we should remain hopeful, have new dreams, and make some new resolutions for the New Year. 

In this regard, Bioguard Corporation is very glad to wish you “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021.”

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We are grateful for the trust you placed in us, we are willing to cooperate with you and innovate our products and services so that we can contribute to your great achievement and accomplishment in the Year 2021.

May 2021 eased the stress of COVID-19 so that you can achieve your goals for 2021.

Veterinary Expert Dr. Lo Partakes the NTCVMA Seminar
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The New Taipei City Veterinary Medicine Association invites one of the veterinary experts of the Bioguard Corporation, Yung- Tsun Lo, Ph.D. DVM, as its lecturers on December 17, 2020 in New Taipei City.

The NTCVMA conducts regular seminars to the local veterinarians. Following the protocols and guidelines for safety amidst pandemic, Dr. Lo presented “Introduction of Antimicrobial Use in Companion Animals” during the 133rd seminar. The conference was held with the aim of continuous learning and development of the veterinary profession in the New Taipei City.

Dr. Lo is known for his expertise in veterinary virology, immunology, molecular biology and clinical microbiology. He finished his PhD Degree in Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine on 2007. After working in College of Veterinary Medicine in University of Florida and afterwhich in Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan as Post-Doctoral Fellow, he joined Bioguard in 2016.

He spearheads continuous learning programs of Bioguard by giving lectures during in- hospital visits in Taiwan and online courses to reach other veterinary professions outside the country.

The Bioguard “VLabs 4BX” Test
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The Vlabs 4BX is a test developed by Bioguard Corporation for the detection of 4 vector-borne diseases (CVBD) in dogs' blood. Vector-borne diseases are a growing global threat, it’s one of "a group of globally distributed and rapidly spreading illnesses that are caused by a range of pathogens transmitted by arthropods including ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, and sandflies.

The VLabs 4BX is designed to detect: Heartworm, Anaplasma, B. Gibsoni, Ehrlichia canis. It is so far the only in-clinic diagnostic test that provides the Babesia Gibsoni alongside the other diseases in CVBD’s rapid test kit.

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Antimicrobial drug sales for food animals tick up
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Regulators, fighting drug resistance, say broad trend remains downward.

Quantities of key antimicrobial drugs sold for use in food animals rose in the United States in 2019 but authorities maintain that efforts to curb their overuse are still working.

Sales for production animals of “medically important” antimicrobials, which are drugs also used in human medicine, rose 3% to 6,189,260 kilograms of active ingredient, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported this week. The FDA added that “the trend over time” remains encouraging. Sales of medically important antimicrobials, the agency noted, were still down 25% since 2010 and 36% since 2015, which was the peak year for sales.


About bioguard Corporation

The bioguard is a company focusing on animal

disease diagnostic services and products.
Our animal health diagnostic center is

the first and only ISO/ IEC 17025 accredited animal disease testing laboratory

in Taiwan and China.

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