Efficacy of topically applied invermectin against sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei var.bovis) of cattle

  title={Efficacy of topically applied invermectin against sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei var.bovis) of cattle},
  author={Mark D. Soll and J Dassonville and C. Jeffrey Smith},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
A total of 12 adult cattle with sarcoptic mange were included in a study to confirm the efficacy of ivermectin applied topically at 500 μg/kg againstSarcoptes scabiei var.bovis. Animals were allocated by restrictive randomization according to mite counts to serve as untreated controls or were treated with a topical formulation of ivermectin applied along the backline on healthy skin. Mites were counted in epidermal scrapings made prior to treatment and at 7, 14, 21, 28, 42, and 56 days… 
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