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Comparison of common fecal flotation techniques for the recovery of parasite eggs and oocysts.
A variety of procedures are available to detect parasite eggs or oocysts in feces. This study compared the efficacy of simple flotation, a commercial assay, and various centrifugation techniques andExpand
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World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (W.A.A.V.P.) second edition: guidelines for evaluating the efficacy of parasiticides for the treatment, prevention and control of flea
These second edition guidelines, updated from the 2007 version (Marchiondo et al., 2007), are intended to assist the planning and conduct of laboratory and clinical studies to assess the efficacy ofExpand
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The biology, ecology, and management of the cat flea.
The cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis felis, is the most important ectoparasite of domestic cats and dogs worldwide. In addition to its annoyance to pets and humans, C. felis felis is responsible forExpand
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Accurate diagnosis of Giardia spp and proper fecal examination procedures.
A series of investigations evaluated the ability of different testing methods - a swing-head centrifugation technique using two flotation solutions (1.18-specific gravity zinc sulfate andExpand
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Biology, treatment, and control of flea and tick infestations.
  • B. Blagburn, M. Dryden
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small…
  • 1 November 2009
Flea and tick infestations are common and elimination can be expensive and time consuming. Many advances in control of fleas can be directly linked to improved knowledge of the intricacies of fleaExpand
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Identification of a nasal nematode (Eucoleus boehmi) in greyhounds
Eggs ofEucoleus boehmi were recovered from the faeces of greyhounds from three breeding farms and four racetrack kennels and from those of four greyhounds submitted for necropsy. Diagnosis wasExpand
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Distribution and Prevalence of Echinococcus multilocularis in Wild Predators in Nebraska, Kansas, and Wyoming
To further determine the distribution and prevalence of Echinococcus multilocularis in the central United States, 245 wild canids (125 red foxes, 120 coyotes) and 33 bobcats were collected fromExpand
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Flea and tick control in the 21st century: challenges and opportunities.
  • M. Dryden
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Veterinary dermatology
  • 1 October 2009
Historically, veterinarians have told their clients that one flea is all that is necessary to produce and maintain the clinical signs of flea allergy dermatitis (FAD). Newer adulticides, such asExpand
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Biology and control of ticks infesting dogs and cats in North America.
  • M. Dryden, P. Payne
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Veterinary therapeutics : research in applied…
  • 2004
At least 15 different infectious agents and diseases are transmitted or produced by ticks parasitizing dogs and cats in North America. Those infectious agents and diseases are distributed among eightExpand
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Host association, on-host longevity and egg production of Ctenocephalides felis felis.
  • M. Dryden
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Veterinary parasitology
  • 1 November 1989
Host association, on-host longevity and egg production of Ctenocephalides felis felis (Bouché) were evaluated using fleas from a commercial laboratory colony and first generation, laboratory-reared,Expand
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