Acaricide Residues in Laying Hens Naturally Infested by Red Mite Dermanyssus gallinae

@inproceedings{Marangi2012AcaricideRI,
  title={Acaricide Residues in Laying Hens Naturally Infested by Red Mite Dermanyssus gallinae},
  author={Marianna Marangi and Vincenzo Morelli and Sandra Pati and Antonio Camarda and Maria Assunta Cafiero and Annunziata Giangaspero},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
In the poultry industry, control of the red mite D. gallinae primarily relies worldwide on acaricides registered for use in agriculture or for livestock, and those most widely used are carbamates, followed by amidines, pyrethroids and organophosphates. Due to the repeated use of acaricides--sometimes in high concentrations--to control infestation, red mites may become resistant, and acaricides may accumulate in chicken organs and tissues, and also in eggs. To highlight some situations of misuse… CONTINUE READING