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UK Outdoor Industry Awards for Lyme Disease Test Kit 2019

Following our first season of sales, some changes have been made to the purchase process.

List and trade prices for the kit are unchanged from 2018, however, a testing fee of £30.00 has been implemented, which should be paid by the user immediately prior to sending a tick to our testing laboratory.

Updated instructions are contained in the kit […]

June 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Appointed patron of VIS-A-VIS.

VIS-A-VIS was set up to help share information about tick and other vector-borne illnesses by bringing together UK and international researchers and practitioners from human and veterinary medicine. The funding generated by Vis-a-Vis (a not-for-profit charity), goes towards organising of events and continuing medical research and intervention on vector-borne disease.

Vis-a-Vis Website: Click here…

February 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Garrapat’s Bruce Alexander challenges Scottish government’s stance on Lyme disease

Garrapat founder speaks out on Lyme disease in the Sunday Times

Dr. Bruce Alexander, founder and Managing Director of Roslin-based company Garrapat, has spoken out on the Scottish government’s reluctance to restore Lyme disease to the status of a notifiable disease. In a Sunday Times article by Julia Horton, Dr. Alexander outlined the dangers of under-reporting Lyme disease as a public […]

October 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Garrapat set to launch Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for Lyme disease prevention technology

At Garrapat, we are developing a novel tick removal technology and diagnostic service that will have a significant impact on preventing Lyme disease worldwide.

Chronic Lyme disease is a serious tick-borne infection that can leave sufferers with severe long-term health issues including paralysis, blindness, cardiac problems, chronic fatigue and psychiatric symptoms. Hundreds of thousands of people […]

October 15th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Garrapat set to launch Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for Lyme disease prevention technology Petition

During the summer months the likelihood of being bitten by a tick – and potentially contracting Lyme disease – increases greatly, and we need to be aware of the implications of this. Lyme disease can have devastating effects on health (although it’s important to note that almost nobody who discovers and removes a tick properly […]

August 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Why Lyme Borreliosis Should be a Notifiable Disease in Scotland

Notification of a number of specified infectious diseases is required under the Public Health (Infectious Diseases) 1988 Act and Public Health (Control of Diseases) 1984 Act. Amended regulations for clinical notifications came into force on 6 April 2010. According to the Expert Working Group which developed the list of notifiable diseases for the Public Health […]

June 8th, 2015|News|2 Comments

Garrapat featured on Lyme Light Radio

Garrapat founder Bruce Alexander was interviewed by Katina Makris of Lyme Light Radio on April 1st. The programme is broadcast live on WBLQ 1230 AM (Wednesdays 4 PM EST, 1 PM PST), Westerly, RI covering all of Southern New England, including Long Island, Cape Cod and Islands, and streaming live on, and […]

May 21st, 2015|News|0 Comments

New Website for Garrapat

Our new website is now live and makes the best use of WordPress to present information on Lyme Disease, Lyme borreliosis, our tick removal device and related company news. We hope you take the time to read our informative content and bookmark this site as a go to source of information. Please check back on a […]

April 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments