Efficacy of selamectin in the treatment and prevention of flea (Ctenocephalides felis felis) infestations on dogs and cats housed in simulated home environments.

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The efficacy of selamectin, a novel avermectin, in protecting dogs and cats against experimentally induced environmental flea (Ctenocephalides felis felis) infestations, was evaluated in a series of controlled and masked studies. Purpose-bred shorthaired cats and Beagles were randomly allocated to treatment with either selamectin at a minimum dosage of… (More)

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@article{Shanks2000EfficacyOS, title={Efficacy of selamectin in the treatment and prevention of flea (Ctenocephalides felis felis) infestations on dogs and cats housed in simulated home environments.}, author={Dennis Shanks and Timothy G Rowan and R. L. Jones and P. Watson and Martin Murphy and D. G. Smith and Amanda Jernigan}, journal={Veterinary parasitology}, year={2000}, volume={91 3-4}, pages={213-22} }