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main facts on lice?
Small winged insects like fleas
-two types; biting (mallophagia)
-sucking (anoplura) host specific
-biting lice feed of dead skin, body secretions and hair
-sucking lice penetrate skin and feed off blood
-sucking lice can cause anemia
-cats are affected by biting lice
-dogs and humans affected by biting
what are the clinical signs of lice?
how do you dx lice?
Microscopic examination of the hair sample for nits
or adult on skin or host
what is the life cycle of lice?
what are the roots of transmission for lice?
direct contact with infected animal or contaminated bushes or combs
what is the treatment and control of lice?
-advantage and advantage
multi (both off lable)
what egg does this parasite belong too?
mallophagia species anoplura
insects lice study