Parasitology - External parasites fleas

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Parasitology - External parasites fleas
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  1. What are 4 things that produce pathogenic pruritus
    • fleas
    • food allergies
    • sarcoptic mange
    • atopy - inhalant allergy
  2. What is a rickettsia that is transmitted by both the flea and tick
    • Rickettsia prowazeki - Endemic typhus
    • Lice is more common
  3. Fleas are not host specific, what is the most common flea and what is its nickname
    • Ctenocephalides felis
    • "Cat flea"
  4. What are idea temperature and humidity for fleas
    • 65 - 80 F
    • 70% and higher
  5. Flea larvae feed on what two things
    • Sebum
    • flea feces
  6. How many species of fleas are there
    1500
  7. What are the three most common fleas
    • Ctenocephalides canis
    • Ctenocephalides felis
    • Pulex irritans (humans)
  8. What is the genus and species for the human flea
    Pulex irritans
  9. How quickly will egg production begin after the female has taken their first blood meal
    24 - 48 hours
  10. What are the three goals of flea control
    • control fleas on pets
    • control fleas in the house
    • prevent fleas form entering the house at once under control
  11. What two things will cause a flea pupa to release
    • pressure
    • temperature
  12. What three things mean death to flea eggs and larvae
    • water
    • light
    • humidity below 50%
  13. What is the percentages of fleas off the host
    eggs
    larvae
    pupae
    adult
    • 50%
    • 35%
    • 10%
    • 5%
  14. What was the first insect growth regulator
    Ovitrol plus
  15. Ovitrol Plus
    Administered
    Drug
    Note
    Made by
    Came out in
    • TopicalĀ  spray and collar
    • Precor
    • First insect growth regulator
    • Vet-Kim
    • 1980
  16. Program
    • Oral and injectable
    • Lufenuron (IGR)
    • Flea has to bite the dog
    • Novartis
    • 1995
  17. Frontline
    • Topical
    • Fipronil
    • Flea doesn't have to bite the dog
    • Meriel
    • 1996
  18. Advantage
    • Topical
    • Imidacloprid
    • Flea doesn't hae to bite the dog
    • Bayer
    • 1996
  19. Revolution
    • Topical
    • Selamectin
    • First internal and external antiparasitic spot on
    • Zoetis
    • 1999
  20. Capstar
    • Oral
    • Nitenpyram
    • single day treatement
    • Novartis
    • 2003
  21. ProMeris
    • spot on
    • Metaflumizone, Amitraz
    • Smelled really bad :-/
    • Originally Fort Dodge
    • 2007
  22. Advantage Multi
    • Topical
    • Imidacloprid, Moxidectin
    • -
    • Bayer
    • 2007
  23. Confortis
    • Chewable tablet
    • Spinosad
    • -
    • Elanco
    • 2008
  24. Trifexis
    • Oral
    • Spinosad, Milbemycin oxime
    • -
    • Elanco
    • 2011
  25. Flea allergy dermatitis in cats is often called
    Milliary dermatitis

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