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Ear Infection Facts

How accurate are MySimplePetLab's ear infection tests? Does my pet need an ear infection test? When should I use an ear infection test?

How Accurate Is The Ear Infection Test?

MySimplePetLab is your direct source for vet approved pet healthcare diagnostics. Test accuracy matters, which is why our laboratory meets or exceeds veterinary professional standards.

Does My Pet Need An Ear Infection Test?

If your pet suffers from smelly, itchy or sore ears, an ear infection test is your next step. It is also a good idea to test when you see signs of infection and post treatment.

When Should I Use An Ear Infection Test?

Some common signs of ear infections and reasons for testing include: Scratching Ear / Head / Neck, Head Shaking. Rubbing Head / Ears, Red / Moist / Swollen Ears, Smelly Ears, Ear Discharge, Scabby Ear Flaps, Ear Irritation

Will The Ear Infection Test Be Able To Detect Ringworm?

Detecting ringworm requires a different type of testing, often starting with a Wood's Lamp scan by your vet followed by culture or PCR of hair samples from the suspected areas.