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Praziquantel is very active against cestodes and it is well tolerated in animals. A single low oral or subcutaneous dose is effective against immature and mature Hymenolepis nana in mice, against H. diminuta in rats, Taenia taeniaeformis in cats, T. pisiformis, Dipylidium caninum, Mesocestoides...

Thomas, H.
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1977, 32, 1/2, pp 2-6

The avermectins are a complex of chemically related agents having potent anthelmintic activity, produced by a new species of actinomycete, Streptomyces avermitilis. The morphological and cultural characteristics which differentiate the producing organism from other species are described....

Burg, R. W.; Miller, B. M.; Baker, E. E.; Birnbaum, J.; Currie, A.; Hartman, R.; Kong, Y.-L.; Monigan, R. L.; Olson, G.; Putter, I.; Tunac, J. B.; Wallick, H.; Stapley, E. O.; Oiwa, R.; Omura, S.
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 1979, 15, 3, pp 361-367