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Ivermectin treatment of demodicosis in 56 hamsters.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11767063     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fifty-six hamsters with demodicosis were treated with daily oral administration of ivermectin (0.3 mg/kg). Thirty-three cases (58.9%) were cured and 6 cases (10.7%) had improved clinically but needed to continue treatment. Of 5 cases (8.9%) who relapsed within 3 months and were retreated with ivermectin, 4 were cured and 1 needed further treatment. Five cases (8.9%) had improved clinically but died within 3 months. Seven cases (12.5%) had not improved and died within 3 months. Overall 49 (87.5%) hamsters had improved clinically. No significant differences in prognosis of demodicosis were detected according to sex, breed, age and clinical features, but the prognosis of demodicosis in hamsters with concurrent disease was poor.
Authors:
K Tani; T Iwanaga; K Sonoda; S Hayashiya; M Hayashiya; Y Taura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of veterinary medical science / the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0916-7250     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vet. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2001 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-12-19     Completed Date:  2002-05-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105360     Medline TA:  J Vet Med Sci     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1245-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Hayashiya Animal Hospital, Kohata, Uji, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Antiparasitic Agents
Cricetinae
Female
Insecticides / therapeutic use*
Ivermectin / therapeutic use*
Male
Mesocricetus*
Mite Infestations
Mites / growth & development*,  metabolism
Rodent Diseases / drug therapy,  parasitology*
Skin Diseases, Parasitic / parasitology,  veterinary*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antiparasitic Agents; 0/Insecticides; 70288-86-7/Ivermectin

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