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1

Feline Demodicosis

Types

  • D. cati : long skinny one
  • D. gatoi : short chubby one

2

Demodex cati

  • follicular mite
  • variable pruritis
    • head and neck
  • immunosuppressed-generalized
    • diabetes
    • FeLF/FIV
    • metabolic disease
  • DX: deep skin scrape

3

Demodex gatoi

  • stratum corneum mite
  • contagious
  • can be very pruritic
    • trunck
    • head and neck
  • common in Texas
  • DX: superficial skin scraping

4

D. cati

TX

  • Ivermectin PO or SQ weekly for six weeks
  • 1-2% lime sulfur dip (not for the follicular mite)
    • put on e collar until dry
  • NO AMITRAZ
  • spontaneous resolution possible

5

D. cati vs D. gatoi recap