Culicoides species associated with sheep in the Netherlands and the effect of a permethrin insecticide.

Abstract

Culicoides spp. act as vectors for a number of viral diseases of animals including bluetongue in sheep. The aims of this study were to determine: (1) which Culicoides spp. are associated with sheep in The Netherlands; (2) the time of the day when they are most active; and (3) the effect of treatment of animals with a permethrin insecticide. Two pairs of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2010.10.016

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