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Esafoxolaner is a purified enantiomer of afoxolaner with insecticidal and acaricidal properties. It is combined with eprinomectin and praziquantel in a novel topical endectoparasiticide formulation for cats. The efficacy of this novel formulation was evaluated in three Ixodes ricinus and two Ixodes ...

Author(s)
Prullage, J.; Pfefferkorn, A.; Knaus, M.; Frost, J.; Mitchell, E.; Tielemans, E.
Publisher
EDP Sciences S.A., Les Ulis, France
Citation
Parasite, 2021, 28, 23,
Abstract

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

Objectives: Anaplasma phagocytophilum is considered the most significant rickettsial pathogen affecting cats. The organism is transmitted by ticks of the species Ixodes ricinus in Central Europe and can cause granulocytic anaplasmosis in pets, wildlife and humans. The aims of this study were to...

Author(s)
Schäfer, I.; Kohn, B.; Müller, E.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2021, 24, 4, pp 290-297
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

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

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

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,
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
Abstract

Public Health England's passive Tick Surveillance Scheme (TSS) records the distribution, seasonality and host associations of ticks submitted from across the United Kingdom (UK), and helps to inform the UK government on emerging tick-borne disease risks. Here we summarise data collected through...

Author(s)
Cull, B.; Pietzsch, M. E.; Hansford, K. M.; Gillingham, E. L.; Medlock, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2018, 9, 3, pp 605-614

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