An agent that is applied directly to the host to kill ectoparasites.
[ectoparasite + L. caedo, to kill]
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"By adding sarolaner to selamectin, we have produced an innovative combination product with a broad endo-and ectoparasiticide spectrum for cats and kittens," says Tara Bidgood, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVCP, Executive Director, Veterinary Professional Services, Zoetis Petcare.
Shankar, "Efficacy of herbal ectoparasiticide AV/EPP/14 against lice and tick infestation on buffalo and cattle," Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, vol.
According to the company, the active substance of BRAVECTO, fluralaner, an ectoparasiticide belonging to the isoxazoline group, is systemically active against fleas and ticks.
Fenthion [O, O-dimethyl-O-(4-methylmercapto)-3-methylphenylthio-phosphate] is an organophosphorus pesticide widely used throughout the world as a broad-spectrum insecticide for numerous crops and also as an ectoparasiticide for farm animals (Roberts and Hutson 1999).
According to the company, the active substance of Simparica is sarolaner, a new ectoparasiticide in the isoxazoline class, discovered and developed by its scientists.
Fipronil, amitraz and (S)-methoprene --a novel ectoparasiticide combination for dogs.
Diazinon is one of the most usually used OPS that is used to control a range of crop pests and also as a veterinary ectoparasiticide in many countries including Iran.
Lindane is a chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide as well as a human and veterinary ectoparasiticide, which continues to be prescribed for the treatment of body lice in humans.