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Efficacy of ivermectin against ear mite in rabbits


, : Efficacy of ivermectin against ear mite in rabbits. Veterinary Review Kathmandu 8(1): 1-3

A study on the efficacy of ivermectin against ear mite infection in 20 rabbits experimentally infected with Psoroptes cuniculi showed 100% efficacy when applied topically at 10 micro g/ml or injected s.c. at 200 micro g/kg.

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