Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Imidacloprid

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_1578

Ectozide developed to protect dogs and cats against ticks, fleas, etc. In combination with flumethrin (Seresto®, Foresto®), it protects for 7–8 months against ixodid ticks and fleas. In combination with permethrin (Advantix®), it protects for 4 weeks against ixodid ticks and fleas. In combination with moxidectin (Advocate®), demodicosis and scabiosis are avoided. Phlebotomids are repelled for 2–3 weeks by a combination of imidacloprid and permethrin (Advantix®).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Animal Health DivisionBayer HealthCare AGLeverkusenGermany
  2. 2.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und Parasitologie, Heinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany