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antiparasitic

 [an″te-, an″ti-par″ah-sit´ik]
1. destroying parasites.
2. an agent that destroys parasites.

par·a·sit·i·cide

(par'ă-sit'i-sīd),
An agent that destroys parasites.
[parasite + L. caedo, to kill]

parasiticide

(păr′ə-sĭt′ĭ-sīd′)
n.
An agent or preparation used to destroy parasites.

par′a·sit′i·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

par·a·sit·i·cide

(par'ă-sīt'i-sīd)
An agent that destroys parasites.
[parasite + L. caedo, to kill]

parasiticide

Any agent that kills PARASITES.
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The Industrial farming sector (swine and poultry) shows slight growth of +1.5% at constant rates, and lastly, the ruminants sector is stable when compared to the same period in 2018, growth in sales of vaccines and bovine parasiticides offsetting the decline in antibiotics.
Cost, ease and frequency of application, lifestyle, and the parasiticide's spectrum are important considerations.
"When NexGard, an easy-to-give, beef-flavored chew, was launched in 2013, it was the first oral flea and tick control product and the first of the isoxazoline class of parasiticides," said Zach Mills, DVM, Head of US Pet Veterinary Professional Services.
"We continue to perform well through the first half of 2018 primarily based on the performance of new parasiticides and vaccines, our dermatology portfolio, as well as contributions from the rest of our in-line portfolio," said Juan Ramon Alaix, CEO of Zoetis.
Administration of topical ceruminolytics and topical parasiticides is the method of practice.
Section 6509(d) is titled 'Health Care.' Subsection 6509(d)(1) identifies prohibited health care practices, including sub-therapeutic doses of antibiotics; routine synthetic internal parasiticides; and medication, other than vaccinations, absent illness."
The two parasiticides generated the largest share of net sales.
The Boehringer Ingelheim animal health business is now the second largest company in the global animal health market, and is the top provider worldwide of parasiticides and vaccines for pets, companion animals and production animals.
Although no definitive studies have been published to date, early evidence supports a possible effect of isoxazoline parasiticides in decreasing the incidence of tick paralysis in Australia [68].
The time savings in cattle care is significant--you won't have to run them through a head gate or use grubicides and parasiticides.
Hodgkinson, "Suspected ivermectin resistance in cyathostomes in two donkey herds at the Donkey Sanctuary, UK," in Proceedings of the 20th International Foals (born in 2004) Treated with Pyrantel Tartrate Daily and other Parasiticides Periodically, Parasitology Research 100, pp.