onchocerciasis

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Synonyms for onchocerciasis

infestation with slender threadlike roundworms (filaria) deposited under the skin by the bite of black fleas

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The falcons were dewormed yearly with a single subcutaneous injection of ivermectin (2 mg/ kg), except for two 1-year-old falcons (falcons 7 and 12) that had never been dewormed at the time of death of falcon 1.
The groups were maintained as a test group of buffalo calves B1, B2, B3 and B4 Group B1 was given Oxfendazole, Group B2 was administered with Levamisole and B3 was injected with Ivermectin.
Keeping in view the importance of ticks in livestock sector the present project was designed to study the effect of ticks on different blood parameters and to evaluate the efficacy of Ivermectin and Fipronil on controlling ticks in commercial layer.
Abendazole, ivermectin and thalidomide were administered through an NG tube.
The buffaloes with parasitic otitis were subjected to treatment with Ivermectin (Neomec (a) subcutaneously at dose rate of 200 mg/kg b.
Ivermectin is also one of the most widely used veterinary drugs and, for many years, it made Merck more than $1 billion a year.
Keywords: Przhevalskianasilenus, Epidemiology/prevalence, Ivermectin, Goats, Warble Fly Infestation, Pakistan.
Two topical therapies that address the inflammatory component include ivermectin 1% cream (Soolantra), shown to reduce counts of papules and pustules in two 40-week extension studies of phase III trials (J Drugs Dermatol.
We manually removed the larvae and began treatment with ivermectin orally (1 dose, 200 pg/kg), ceftriaxone orally (2 g/d), and metronidazole intravenously (500 mg every 8 h).
Campbell from Ireland and Japan's Satoshi Omura were each awarded a quarter share in the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work which led to the effective anti-parasitic drug, ivermectin, which is helping to eradicate river blindness.
First-line treatment for strongyloidiasis is oral ivermectin, 200 mcg/kg/d.
Some 94% of farms showed evidence of anthelmintic resistance to Benzimidazole, 68% to Levamisole, 51% to Ivermectin and 19% to Moxidectin.
3) The patient presented here was treated with the usual course of ivermectin dual dosing as well as with albendazole.
5% lotion applied to affected areas and washed off after 8-12 hours OR Ivermectin 250 [micro]g/kg orally, repeated in 2 weeks.