Efficacy of macrocyclic lactones for the control of larvae of the Old World screw-worm fly (Chrysomya bezziana).

@article{Wardhaugh2001EfficacyOM,
  title={Efficacy of macrocyclic lactones for the control of larvae of the Old World screw-worm fly (Chrysomya bezziana).},
  author={Keith G Wardhaugh and Rodney J Mahon and Hamdan Bin Ahmad},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={120-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of four macrocyclic lactones for the control of larvae of the Old World Screw-worm Fly (OWS), Chrysomya bezziana, and to examine the effects of excreted residues on the dung fauna. ANIMALS 100 heifers were divided into five groups of 20 animals. One group remained untreated, whereas the other groups were treated respectively with pour-on formulations of moxidectin, eprinomectin or doramectin, or a sustained-release bolus of ivermectin. PROCEDURES At… CONTINUE READING