By Dr. Friederike Krämer, Dr. Norbert Mencke (auth.)
The publication describes in nice element the advanced lifestyles cycle of fleas. The textual content relies at the instance of the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis), an important ectoparasite. The cat flea parasitizes not just canine and cats but in addition warm-blooded animals or even people. along with being the reason for painfully itching bites and allergic dermis ailments it's also a vector for viruses, micro organism, nematodes and cestodes. through the years the marketplace for insecticide use in small animals has turn into a big phase of the chemical-pharmaceutical industry.
Insecticides of the hot iteration will not be basically struggle the prevailing infestation (therapy) yet must also successfully hinder new infestations for weeks (prophylaxis). the most recent category of chemical substances built to this impression are chloronicotinyls (syn. neonicotinoides). Imidacloprid is the 1st member of this category of pesticides with a excessive selectivity in the direction of the positioning of motion inside an insect. utilized to the surface it combats flea infestation and stops new infestations for no less than 4 weeks. Flea Biology and keep an eye on describes the full improvement in the back of the compound, beginning with its discovery all of the method to its use within the ultimate product.
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