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Flashcards in Otodectes Cynotis Deck (16):
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suborder

astigmata

2

common name

ear mite

3

hosts

dogs, cats, ferrets, foxes, rabbits and humans

4

identification

long legs extend beyond the margin of the body
suckers on legs

5

size of adult

500 micrometers

6

females have suckers on short, unsegmented stalks on pairs ____?

1, 2, and 4

7

males have suckers on short unsegmented stalks on pairs__?

1, 2, 3, and 4

8

PPP?

2-3 weeks

9

what do these mites feed on?

debris and tissue fluids

10

how does transmission occur?

usually by contact with infested animals

11

how many eggs can a female lay in a lifetime?

90

12

site of infection

ears

13

pathogenesis

dry, waxy material in sheets
otitis externa- inflammation of external ear

14

clinical signs

shaking of head

15

diagnosis

dark cerumen- ear wax
observing mites by auroscope
mites on a slide

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treatment

several remedies are approved- ex. ivermectin