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Historic data show that home flea infestations can be managed by treating all animals on the premises with a highly effective flea control product. The use of effective products has also been shown to reduce pruritus and minimize dermatologic lesions in both cats and dogs. Therefore, an in-home...

Author(s)
Dryden, M. W.; Herrin, B. H.; Canfield, M. S.; Burke, M. C.; Ryan, K.; Sutherland, C.; Hickert, A.; Phan, L.; Sampeck, B.; Smith, V.; Bress, T. S.; Ludwig, D.; Corey, P.; Endrizzi, M.; Wilson, G. D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2020, 283,
Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study was to obtain information regarding the use of flea treatments and owner-reported flea infestation and skin disease. Methods: Owners of 1150 cats were recruited into a long-term longitudinal study ('Bristol Cats' study) and asked to complete questionnaires at set...

Author(s)
Tyler, S.; Roberts, C.; Foster, A.; Barnard, N.; Murray, J. K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 4, pp 282-285
Abstract

Background: An investigation was conducted in West Central Florida, USA to evaluate the efficacy of either topically applied fluralaner or topically applied selamectin to control flea infestations, minimize dermatologic lesions and reduce pruritus in naturally flea infested cats over a 12-week...

Author(s)
Dryden, M. W.; Canfield, M. S.; Bocon, C.; Phan, L.; Niedfeldt, E.; Kinnon, A.; Warcholek, S. A.; Smith, V.; Bress, T. S.; Smith, N.; Heaney, K.; Royal, C.; Normile, D.; Armstrong, R.; Sun FangShi
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 422, pp (16 July 2018)
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sorting out flea problems.

This chapter includes questions and answers on control and prevention of dog and cat fleas (insecticides, insect growth regulators, washing of beddings and vacuuming, fumigation, flea collars), which products should be used, use of isoxazolines to treat cats or dogs for fleas, safety in cats of...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Background: Fleas are a common ectoparasite of domestic cats and there is a need for novel treatments that improve feline flea control. Methods: This investigator-blinded, multi-center randomized, positive-controlled study evaluated the flea control in cats provided by a single owner-applied...

Author(s)
Meadows, C.; Guerino, F.; Sun FangShi
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2017, 10, 37, pp (19 January 2017)
Abstract

Objectives: Non-flea, non-food-induced hypersensitivity dermatitis (NFNFIHD) is a common inflammatory and pruritic skin disease in cats. When avoidance and conventional systemic immunosuppressive treatments fail to control the clinical signs, there are limited treatment options. The aim of this...

Author(s)
Maina, E.; Fontaine, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 10, pp 967-972
Abstract

Two studies were performed to determine the 24-hour efficacy of FRONTLINE® Plus (fipronil/(S)-methoprene) against the Tampa 2014 isolate of Ctenocephalides felis fleas. This isolate of fleas was collected during a field study where there was a perceived lack of efficacy of FRONTLINE Plus for Dogs...

Author(s)
Carithers, D.; Dryden, M.; Everett, W. R.; Gross, S.; Crawford, J.
Publisher
Veterinary Solutions LLC, Apopka, USA
Citation
International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 16, 1, pp 53-59
AbstractFull Text

Fleas are the common cause of skin disorders in cats. They are well-known for transmitting various pathogens to both cats and humans. Accordingly, this study was conducted to gain insights on the risk factors associated with flea infestation on cats. Flea combing conducted on 426 cats from four...

Author(s)
Azrizal-Wahid, N.; Sofian-Azirun, M.; Low, V. L.
Publisher
Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Tropical Biomedicine, 2019, 36, 4, pp 810-821
Abstract

Background: Despite the abundance of the domestic cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis (Bouché, 1835) and disease risks associated with them, flea control is difficult and requires the development of new control interventions such as vaccines. In this study, a reverse vaccinology approach was designed...

Author(s)
Contreras, M.; Villar, M.; Artigas-Jerónimo, S.; Kornieieva, L.; Mytrofanov, S.; Fuente, J. de la
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 43, pp (18 January 2018)
Abstract

Background: Fleas (Siphonaptera) are the most clinically important ectoparasites of dogs and cats worldwide. Rising levels of pet ownership, climate change and globalisation are increasing the importance of a detailed understanding of the endemicity and prevalence of flea-borne pathogens. This...

Author(s)
Abdullah, S.; Helps, C.; Tasker, S.; Newbury, H.; Wall, R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 71, pp (6 February 2019)

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