Factors affecting the frequency of ear canal and face infestation by Otodectes cynotis in the cat.

@article{Sotiraki2001FactorsAT,
  title={Factors affecting the frequency of ear canal and face infestation by Otodectes cynotis in the cat.},
  author={Smaragda Sotiraki and Alexander F. Koutinas and Leonidas Leontides and Katerina K. Adamama-Moraitou and Christos Himonas},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2001},
  volume={96 4},
  pages={309-15}
}
Otodectes cynotis is responsible for at least 50% of canker cases diagnosed in cats world-wide. The role of Demodex cati in the pathogenesis of otitis and acne is still obscure. The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of O. cynoyis and D. cati infestations in clinically normal cats in northern Greece, to determine the factors that are associated with the probability and severity of infestation in the cat, and to examine the importance of these mites in the pathogenesis of feline… CONTINUE READING

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