sucking louse

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ovis) and two species of sucking lice (Linognathus africanus and L.
Although sucking lice die within 24 h of their final blood meal, the infecting bacterial DNA will remain intact for extraction for several weeks if the samples are kept dry (15).
The injectable can also be used prior to housing to provide long-term treatment of cattle against external parasites, for example sucking lice for up to 133 days.
Sucking lice feed upon the horse's blood, and in severe infestations can actually cause serious anemia.