Avacta Animal Health Relocates to Accommodate Growth

Providers of the market leading service Sensitest ® move to purpose-built laboratory and office suites.

Avacta Animal Health, a UK-based diagnostic company providing innovative point of care technology and laboratory services to veterinary practices worldwide, have announced their relocation to new premises at Thorp Arch, just outside Wetherby, Yorkshire. The move was prompted by the need to increase their manufacturing facilities and product development capabilities.

The new facilities, totaling 2,700 sq ft, comprising office space and a custom built laboratory, where Avacta Animal Health carry out routine serological allergy tests to assist companion animal vets in the diagnosis of allergies in dogs, cats and horses. The laboratory is also used to develop and manufacture assays for the company’s international authorised labs and home to a growing R&D team of scientists who are working on the development of new tests and participating in a number of collaborative studies. The new facilities includes extra storage capacity, where the company will store serum samples for 6 months free of charge, to allow vets to investigate other work-ups before proceeding to an allergy test.

The address for Avacta Animal Health’s new premises is Unit 651, Thorp Arch Trading Estate, Wetherby, Leeds. LS23 7FZ. Mail re-direction is in-place for Sensitest submission boxes pre-labelled with the company’s previous address in York. All other details remain the same.