amitraz


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amitraz

a formamidine used as a topical acaricide on cattle, sheep, pigs and fruit crops and miticide in the treatment of generalized demodectic mange in dogs. In horses it causes fatal impaction of the intestine. See also colon impaction colic.
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Use of formamidines like amitraz and macrocylic lactones like ivermectin is comparatively recent and is rising due to the inefficiency of OP and SP acaricides to control tick infestations.
A recent study [8] has highlighted the prevalence of poisoning with amitraz, which is often used as a tick dip for livestock.
Her current research interests encompass the use of traditional herbal remedies in pregnancy and childbirth and, under the rubric epidemiology of poisoning and toxicovigilance, she is particular concerned with amitraz poisoning, analgesic poisoning, medication errors, initial management of poisoning, and childhood poisoning due to over-the-counter preparations and household chemicals.
Efficacy of amitraz applied to white-tailed deer by the "4-poster" topical treatment device in controlling free-living lone star ticks (Acari: Ixodidae).
Comparison of neem, ureia, and amitraz as oviposition supressants and larvicides against Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae).
Case reports of hyperglycemia have been reported after poisoning incidents with a variety of pesticides, perhaps best documented for organophosphates (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry 1997; Sungur and Guven 2001) and the formamidine insecticide amitraz (Caksen et al.
Amitraz or 1,5 di (2,4 dimethyl phenyl) -3-methyl -1,3,5 tri-aza-penta-1,4 diene belongs to the formamidine group of pesticides, used for control of ticks and mites on domestic and farm animals.
One received no treatment, the next received the normal dose of Amitraz (a chemical based tick dip) and the third received a 12C potency of Boophilus microplus.
in particular residues of: Amitraz, Acephate, Aldicarb, Benomyl, Carbendazim, Chlorfenapyr, Chlorpyrifos, CS2 (Dithiocarbamates), Diafenthiuron, Diazinon, Dichlorvos, Dicofol, Dimethoate, Endosulfan, Fenamidone, Imidacloprid, Malathion, Methamidophos, Methiocarb, Methomyl, Monocrotophos, Omethoate, oxamyl, Profenofos, Propiconazole, thiabendazol, Thiacloprid.
The chemicals used to treat for varroa specifically--fluvalinate, coumaphos, flumethrin, amitraz and others--have been shown to reduce the viable sperm in otherwise normal looking drones.