Regional and temporal use of avermectins for ruminants in Australia.

@article{Waller1993RegionalAT,
  title={Regional and temporal use of avermectins for ruminants in Australia.},
  author={Peter Waller and Rodney J Mahon and Keith Grant Wardhaugh},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1993},
  volume={48 1-4},
  pages={
          29-43
        }
}
The avermectin class of anthelmintics has been available for approximately 4 years (sheep) and 7 years (cattle) in Australia. They are highly efficacious against a very broad spectrum of nematode parasites and certain ectoparasites of livestock. To date there are no field reports of resistance to these compounds in either the cattle or sheep industry, despite the fact that nematode parasites of sheep show high levels of resistance to other broad spectrum anthelmintics. The avermectins have… CONTINUE READING
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