Mosquitoes suck!

Literally, they suck blood from unsuspecting victims. They are also carriers of diseases and virus, like the West Nile Virus.

As a matter of fact, you can actually die from West Nile Virus if the infection gets bad enough.

According to the CDC, there have been 693 cases of West Nile Virus reported so far this year. That’s the highest number of cases since it was first detected 13 years ago. 26 of those resulted in death and that number could rise.

As a matter of fact, West Nile has been found in Abilene too.

Well, our good buddies over at Any Lab Test Now (yes, the ones who test for Zombies) now offer a simple blood test that can detect the virus. So, if you’ve been stung by the State Bird of Texas (mosquito) and have concerns about West Nile Virus, then get your butt down to Any Lab Test Now for a test.

Most people infect with the virus have no signs or symptoms. Now that’s scary.

However, about 20% of people develop a mild infection called West Nile Fever. Common signs and symptoms are:

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Body Aches
  • Fatigue
  • Skin Rash (occasionally)
  • Swollen Lymph Glands (occasionally)
  • Eye Pain (occasionally)

Any Lab Test Now is located at 3351 Turner Plaza, Suite 108, Abilene, TX 79606.

If you have questions call 325-691-7256.