2022 article

Control of ticks on horses using abamectin-impregnated ear tags. A pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic study

Werners, A., Karasek, I., Butler, C., Yeatts, J., Enomoto, H., & Baynes, R. (2022, June 28). JOURNAL OF VETERINARY PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS.

By: A. Werners‚ÄČ*, I. Karasek*, C. Butler*, J. Yeatts n, H. Enomoto n & R. Baynes n

author keywords: abamectin; horse; pharmacokinetics; skin; ticks
MeSH headings : Animals; Cattle; Cattle Diseases; Ear, External; Horse Diseases / drug therapy; Horse Diseases / prevention & control; Horses; Ivermectin / analogs & derivatives; Tick Infestations / drug therapy; Tick Infestations / prevention & control; Tick Infestations / veterinary; Ticks
TL;DR: A practical and affordable prevention of tick infestation by using abamectin-impregnated cattle ear tags affixed to a safety collar is described and results show that abamECTin distributes across horse skin from the site of application and its associated effectiveness in reducing the tick burden. (via Semantic Scholar)
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