You can now find everything “facial eczema” in our online portal for facial eczema reporting. This exciting online tool makes submitting, saving, and tracking your facial eczema spore counts a breeze over the summer months.
In the Lab-Portal you can:
- Submit spore counts from your region;
- Save your regular spore count locations and track the changes week-to-week and year-on-year;
- View the current facial eczema status in real-time, plus the maximum counts and average counts in your region and throughout New Zealand.
PLEASE NOTE: User registrations for the portal are only available for veterinary and related industry clients. If you just want to view the real-time facial eczema status/reports, no user account is required. Simply follow the link provided above.
Spore count method:
Feel free to download the recommended facial eczema spore count method here.
A weekly link to the real-time reports on our portal will be emailed to our mailing list each Thursday afternoon from mid-January until the season ends. Subscribe to our mailing list here.
What testing options are there for FE?
> If you have any questions regarding performing spore counts, please contact the parasitology departments at either our Auckland (09 5744 701) or Palmerston North (06 3567 100) laboratories for technical assistance (or 0800 GRIBBLES).
> If you have questions regarding the portal or facial eczema reporting please contact our website administrator.