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external parasite

A parasite that lives on the outer surface of its host, such as a flea, louse, mite, or tick. Synonym: ectoparasite
See also: parasite
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org ) is an independent not-for-profit foundation comprised of parasitologists, veterinarians, medical, public health and other professionals that provides information for the optimal control of internal and external parasites that threaten the health of pets and people.
Breeding for resistance for ticks, flies and other external parasites is the most effective way to deal with them.
The industry made a significant change for the better in parasite control in 1981 when Merck Animal Health (MSD Ag-Vet) introduced the new active ingredient ivermectin in various forms for the control of internal and external parasites.
Inspector General Forests at the Ministry of Climate Change, Syed Mahmood Nasir, besides Newcastle viral disease there are some other causes too that have led to deaths of the peacocks, such as: bacterial, protozoan diseases, international and external parasites as well as nutritional deficiency.
External Parasites of Small Ruminants: A Practical Guide to their Prevention and Control offers a guide to preventing and controlling ectoparasites that contribute to diseases in sheep and goats, and is a pick for goat and sheep herders, farmers, and veterinary collections alike.
External parasites of small ruminants; a practical guide to their prevention and control.
However, it is still used as an antiseptic in various parts of the world to combat the attack of external parasites and pathogens, fungi and bacteria, in fish.
Captured moose appeared healthy and were without external parasites, although the carotid worm (Elaeophora schneideri) was identified in a bull moose that died accidentally in 2010.
Also, veterinary clinics implemented the spraying campaign at the ranches in September and November to get rid of external parasites that infect animals and cause transmission of disease, said Mohamed.
It is labeled for the treatment of internal and external parasites in dogs, cats, horses, pigs, sheep, and cattle.
Investigations on the use of organic esters of phosphoric acid in the control of external parasites of farmed fish.
In addition, around 10,000 weak cows were separated from the herds and treated for internal and external parasites and bacterial and respiratory diseases," he added.