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Flashcards in Linognathus Setosus Deck (13):
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common name

dog sucking louse

2

suborder

anoplura

3

order

phthiraptera

4

host

dogs

5

identfication

3-5mm
slow moving
head narrower than thorax
sucking mouthparts

6

life cycle

female attach eggs to hair
egg hatches as nymphs
adults after 3 molts

7

is host required to complete life cycle?

yes

8

site of infection

skin

9

pathogenesis

heavy infections cause sever anemia

10

clinical signs

loss of body condition
damage to skin

11

diagnosis

louse identification

12

transmission

direct contact with brushes, combs, blankets

13

treatment

insecticides, spray or dip