Efficacy in cats of a novel topical combination of fipronil, (S)-methoprene, eprinomectin, praziquantel, against induced infestations of Echinococcus multilocularis.

@article{Tielemans2014EfficacyIC,
  title={Efficacy in cats of a novel topical combination of fipronil, (S)-methoprene, eprinomectin, praziquantel, against induced infestations of Echinococcus multilocularis.},
  author={Eric Tielemans and Coralie Manavella and Martin Visser and S Theodore Chester and Joseph K Rosentel},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2014},
  volume={202 1-2},
  pages={26-9}
}
Although foxes are the main reservoir of Echinococcus multilocularis, it is recognized that dogs and cats also may become infected. In cats the infection and egg production rates are usually low. Nevertheless, cats are a potential source of transmission of E. multilocularis. Due to the high human medical significance of E. multilocularis infection, it is important in endemic areas that owned cats are dewormed regularly. This paper presents the efficacy results of a new topical formulation… CONTINUE READING
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