Insecticide/acaricide resistance in fleas and ticks infesting dogs and cats

@inproceedings{Coles2013InsecticideacaricideRI,
  title={Insecticide/acaricide resistance in fleas and ticks infesting dogs and cats},
  author={Tad B Coles and Michael Wayne Dryden},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2013}
}
This review defines insecticide/acaricide resistance and describes the history, evolution, types, mechanisms, and detection of resistance as it applies to chemicals currently used against fleas and ticks of dogs and cats and summarizes resistance reported to date. We introduce the concept of refugia as it applies to flea and tick resistance and discuss strategies to minimize the impact and inevitable onset of resistance to newer classes of insecticides. Our purpose is to provide the veterinary… CONTINUE READING