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In a study of tick and tick-borne pathogen prevalence, between May and October 2016, 278 veterinary practices in Great Britain examined 1855 cats. Six-hundred and one cats were found to have attached ticks. The most frequently recorded tick species was Ixodes ricinus (57.1%), followed by Ixodes...

Author(s)
Davies, S.; Abdullah, S.; Helps, C.; Tasker, S.; Newbury, H.; Wall, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 244, pp 129-135
Abstract

Background: Ticks are increasingly reported on cats worldwide, with Ixodes ricinus being a relevant species across Europe and in near by areas of North Africa and the Middle East. Yet there are few acaracidal products with proven efficacy approved for use in cats. The objective of this study was to ...

Author(s)
Geurden, T.; Borowski, S.; Wozniakiewicz, M.; King, V.; Fourie, J.; Liebenberg, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2017, 10, 319, pp (29 June 2017)
Abstract

Background: Lotilaner, approved for dogs as a chewable tablet formulation, has separately been developed for oral use in cats (CredelioTM chewable tablets for cats), to meet the need for an easy to use, safe and rapidly effective parasiticide. It is a valid cat- and owner-friendly alternative to...

Author(s)
Cavalleri, D.; Murphy, M.; Seewald, W.; Drake, J.; Nanchen, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 413, pp (13 July 2018)
Abstract

Ticks are important ectoparasites of dogs and cats. Infestations can result in itching and localised dermatitis. In addition, ticks can act as vector of a range of viral, bacterial and protozoal pathogens. This paper reports the results of a nationwide survey of ticks infesting dogs and cats in...

Author(s)
Waal, T. de; Lawlor, A.; Zintl, A.; Cowley, B.; Bagha, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 8,
Abstract

Ticks parasitising cats are widely distributed throughout the UK, and awareness of the risk presented by ticks and the pathogens they may transmit is of importance. Higher tick numbers and year-round biting activity could pose a significantly increased threat to cats and their owners. The most...

Author(s)
Wright, I.; Davies, S. E. F.; Wall, R.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2018, 23, 3, pp 130-135
Abstract

Ticks are known to transmit pathogens which threaten the health and welfare of companion animals and man globally. In the present study, mainly adult ticks were collected from dogs and cats presented at their local veterinary practice in Hungary, France, Italy, Belgium (dogs only) and Germany (cats ...

Author(s)
Geurden, T.; Becskei, C.; Six, R. H.; Maeder, S.; Latrofa, M. S.; Otranto, D.; Farkas, R.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2018, 9, 6, pp 1431-1436
Abstract

Five controlled, blinded and randomized studies were conducted to examine the efficacy of a single topical application of a combination of fipronil, (S)-methoprene, eprinomectin, and praziquantel (BROADLINE®, Merial) against induced infestations with Ixodes ticks on cats. Three studies investigated ...

Author(s)
Tielemans, E.; Prullage, J.; Knaus, M.; Visser, M.; Manavella, C.; Chester, S. T.; Young, D.; Everett, W. R.; Rosentel, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 202, 1/2, pp 59-63
Abstract

Background: The engagement of companion animal owners into the process of collecting epidemiological data can be facilitated through smartphone applications. In April 2018, the "tekenscanner" (Dutch for tick scanner) app was launched with the aim of engaging pet owners and veterinarians to record...

Author(s)
Jongejan, F.; Jong, S. de; Voskuilen, T.; Heuvel, L. van den; Bouman, R.; Heesen, H.; Ijzermans, C.; Berger, L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 116, pp (26 March 2019)
Abstract

The speed of kill of a new spot-on formulation containing selamectin plus sarolaner (Stronghold®Plus, Zoetis) for cats was evaluated against Ixodes ricinus ticks in a placebo-controlled, blinded study. Sixteen (16) cats were blocked by pre-treatment tick counts and randomly allocated to the...

Author(s)
Becskei, C.; Lin Dan; Rugg, D.; Geurden, T.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 238, pp S8-S11
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence of selected pathogens in ticks taken from cats and dogs and from vegetation in urban settlements. A study was conducted to estimate the distribution of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi in adult Ixodes ricinus (236), Dermacentor...

Author(s)
Roczeń-Karczmarz, M.; Dudko, P.; Demkowska-Kutrzepa, M.; Meisner, M.; Studzińska, M.; Junkuszew, A.; Sopińska, A.; Tomczuk, K.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2018, 74, 8, pp 484-488

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