Simparica also kills the mites responsible for demodectic mange (demodex), sarcoptic mange (scabies), and otodectic
mange (ear mites), though it has not yet received FDA approval for these uses.
Of the PCR-positive lynx, 18 were in normal body condition, 1 showed no visible signs of disease except for otodectic
otoacariasis and being in poor condition, and 5 were emaciated and had sarcoptic mange (Table).
Clinical differential diagnoses should include other severely pruritic skin diseases with a predilection for the face and ears like Otodectic
acariasis, food allergy, and atopic dermatitis.