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term for a drug that inhibits the growth of coccidia
synthetic form of pyrethrin
Toxoplasma is a protozoan that is also a coccidia, name two more protozoans that are also coccidia
This type of antinematodal paralyzes parasites, is not ovacidal, and expels nematodes within 24 hours
what do we use as a microfilaricide in dogs, single dose
This antinematodal is available OTC, works against ascarids, effects the nervous system of parasites, and results in expulsion of intact worms
Name an organophosphate drug
Name an antitrematodal
what do we use amitraz to treat?
This type of antinematodal works by inhibiting the neurotransmitter glutamate that causes paralysis and death of worms, does not cross the BBB, and comes as oral, SQ, and topical
Congestive heart failure is the usual cause of death in ___ with heartworm.(what species)
insect growth regulators, topical and premise sprays
technical name for fluke
This type of antinematodal paralyzes parasites, expels nematodes, is very safe, and has few side effects
these should not be given with Organophosphates or Carbamates
When using an anticestodal will we see worm segments in the stool after treatment?
term for a drug that treat infections by protozoa
Antinematodal type that interferes with energy metabolism of worm, has low toxicity, and may rarely have liver toxicity side effects in dogsall in this class are oral
Newer insecticide that affects flea CNS, in dogs can be combined with amitraz for tick control
what flukes are more common in cats and dogs?
Name an antiprotozoal drug
This is what usually causes the death of cats from heartworm disease
this type of antinematodal is toxic to animals and people
One possible microfilaricide is
Which antitrematodal is available OTC and is used for liver flukes in cattle, it is combined with ivermectin
term for a drug that kills various kinds of wormsmost affect nervous system
What should be given to to an animal that has an organophosphate/carbamate overdose? name the drug we give
What is the route of the heartworm adulticide used in heartworm positive dogs?
What does a vermifuge do to worms?
technical name for tapeworm
Taenia spp. has what animal as a major intermediate host?
What do we need to get rid of to prevent reinfection with tapeworms?
Name one drug that is an imidazothiazole
Products made from chrysanthemum flowers are
Name one drug that is a tetrahydropyrimidine
This drug is a probenzimidazole metabolized to benzimidazole
This anticestodal does not kill Echinococcus
Name an anticestodal that can be oral or IM, but burns if given IM
Which heartworm product also kills fleas, ear mites, and magne mites
insect growth regulators, topical and environmental sprays
term for a drug that treat infections of tapeworms
What adulticide kills heartworm adults?
term for a drug that treat infections of roundworms
This tapeworm requires 2 hosts: a definitive carnivore and an intermediate herbivore, humans are a dead end host
loss of motor control, vision, visual reflexes, and coma are signs of ________ toxicity
What does a vermicide do to worms?
monthly topical used for tick and flea prevention, insect neurotoxin, doesn't bind mammalian GABA receptors
Name one benzimidazole
Are ELISA snap tests used to diagnose cats with heartworm disease?
Name an Avermectin drug
name a topical heartworm treatment
If a dog is sensitive to ivermectin what else can we use as a microfilaricide?
This anticestodal only gets Taenia
are liver or lung flukes more common in cattle?
What should a vet tech do to an animal that has an organophosphate/carbamate overdose?what do we DO, not what do we give
What is the longer acting heartworm preventative that is given as a single injection that lasts 6 months
What are the two antiprotozoal drugs that are also antibiotics?
What breed is more sensitive to avermectins?
Do insect growth regulators kill adults?
technical name for roundworm
Flea _____ feed on pregnant tapeworm segments and the tapeworm larvae enter animals when the flea ____ the animals
The antidote for amitraz is
This is a newer antinematodal that is applied topically, absorbed systemically, works on the CNS of worms, and is used in cats
What is the name of the tapeworm that has a flea as part of it's life cycle
The most common treatment for Giardia is
term for a drug that treat infections of flukes
Benzimidazole that is also an antifungal
How long after administeering adulticide to a dog should it be kept inactive?
The hard 'shell' of insects is called
What antiprotozoal vaccine is used in some dogs?
Systemic drug used for prevention of fleas and ticks, begins killing fleas in 30 minutes

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