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Although pediculosis in pet animals is less common than flea infestation in most parts of the United Kingdom, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pruritus, erythema, scaling, anaemia and irritability. It is a cause of miliary dermatitis in cats. Lice are easily killed by many...

Author(s)
Craig, M.
Publisher
UK Vet Publications, Newbury, UK
Citation
UK Vet: Companion Animal, 2011, 16, 2, pp 50, 52-53
Abstract

Background - Guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus) are popular companion animals with reported skin diseases, but most reports are accessed from textbooks or review articles. Hypothesis/Objectives - To document skin diseases and their prevalence in companion guinea pigs in northern California, USA, and to...

Author(s)
White, S. D.; Guzman, D. S. M.; Paul-Murphy, J.; Hawkins, M. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2016, 27, 5, pp e100
Abstract

Many ectoparasites can affect rodents. The main parasite-induced dermatoses observed in companion animals are lice infestation of the guinea pig and the rat. Many species of mites can also affect guinea pigs, rats and hamsters.

Author(s)
Bulliot, C.; Romain, S.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2017, 34, 3, pp 33-42
Abstract

Many ectoparasites can affect rodents. The main parasite-induced dermatoses observed in companion animals are lice infestation of the guinea pig and the rat. Many species of mites can also affect guinea pigs, rats and hamsters.

Author(s)
Bulliot, C.; Romain, S.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2016, 47, 366(Part 1), pp 28-36
Abstract

Guinea pigs are susceptible to lice infestations. Ten guinea pigs infested with Gliricola porcelli were free of adult lice and eggs, and of adverse reactions, 30 days after treatment, with a single application of 0.05 mL of a solution containing 10% (w/v) imidacloprid and 1% (w/v) moxidectin...

Author(s)
Kim SangHun; Jun HyungKyou; Yoo MyungJo; Kim DuckHwan
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2008, 19, 3, pp 187-188
Abstract

This paper reports on the insecticidal activity of Clean-Up, applied as a spot-on insecticide containing 5% Dimilin [diflubenzuron] mixed with 5% permethrin in an oil-based solution, for the control of chewing louse Gliricola porcelli on naturally-infested guineapigs. Of the 4 guineapigs received...

Author(s)
Reeves, W. K.; Miller, M. M.
Publisher
Georgia Entomological Society, Griffin, USA
Citation
Journal of Entomological Science, 2009, 44, 4, pp 410-411
Abstract

A total of 31 Phthiraptera species alien to Europe are listed. They include 24 chewing lice and seven sucking lice of 12 different families. The families Goniodidae (Ischnocera) and Menoponidae (Amblycera) largely dominate the alien entomofauna of chewing lice. Asia is the major supplier of alien...

Author(s)
Kenis, M.; Roques, A.
Publisher
PENSOFT Publishers, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
BIORISK - Biodiversity and Ecosystem Risk Assessment, 2010, No.4, pp 833-849
Abstract

Studies on the prevalence and distribution of ectoparasites in Peru were carried out during a period of 2 1/2 years. The survey included 17 421 domesticated guinea pigs (Cavia aperea f. porcellus) from 14 departments in all bioregions and altitude levels and 143 wild guinea pigs (Cavia aperea) from ...

Author(s)
Cruz, K. D. de la; Ribbeck, R.; Daugschies, A.
Publisher
Blackwell Wissenschafts-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2003, 116, 3/4, pp 102-107
Abstract

Small exotic mammals are routinely presented to the veterinarian for diseases associated with the integument. The purpose of this article is to provide readers a review of the current information related to dermatologic diseases in these species. The article has been divided into 2 sections to...

Author(s)
Hoppmann, E.; Barron, H. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2007, 16, 4, pp 238-255
Abstract

Wild rodents in captivity can be attacked by ectoparasites which affect their health. This study aimed to identify the natural ectofauna of the guinea pig Galea spixii Wagler, 1831 in captivity in the semiarid region of Rio Grande do Norte and to study the behavioral dynamics of the most prevalent...

Author(s)
Pereira, J. S.; Carvalho, L. C. A.; Soto-Blanco, B.; Oliveira, M. F.; Ahid, S. M. M.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2012, 32, 8, pp 789-793

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