[Efficacy evaluation of epsiprantel (Cestex) against Echinococcus mutilocularis in dogs and cats].

@article{Eckert2001EfficacyEO,
  title={[Efficacy evaluation of epsiprantel (Cestex) against Echinococcus mutilocularis in dogs and cats].},
  author={Johannes Eckert and R. C. Thompson and H. Bucklar and Burkhard Bilger and Peter Deplazes},
  journal={Berliner und Munchener tierarztliche Wochenschrift},
  year={2001},
  volume={114 3-4},
  pages={121-6}
}
Helminth-free dogs and cats were experimentally infected with protoscoleces of Echinococcus multilocularis and used in controlled trials for efficacy evaluation of the cestodicide epsiprantel. In two separate trials each 4 dogs were treated at day 20 post infection (p.i.) with average oral dosages of 5.1 (4.9-5.3) and 5.4 (5.2-5.8) mg/kg body weight (b.w… CONTINUE READING