Afoxolaner as a Treatment for a Novel Sarcoptes scabiei Infestation in a Juvenile Potbelly Pig

dc.contributor.author Smith, Joe
dc.contributor.author Brewer, Matt
dc.contributor.author Berger, Darren
dc.contributor.author Hoff, Sarah
dc.contributor.author Jesudoss Chelladurai, Jeba
dc.contributor.author Martin, Katy
dc.contributor.author Brewer, Matthew
dc.contributor.department Veterinary Pathology
dc.contributor.department Veterinary Clinical Sciences
dc.contributor.department Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine
dc.date 2020-09-09T18:06:36.000
dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-26T13:48:39Z
dc.date.available 2021-02-26T13:48:39Z
dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2020
dc.date.issued 2020-09-01
dc.description.abstract <p>A 2 months old female Vietnamese potbellied pig presented to a veterinary teaching hospital with a referring complaint of pruritus. A human caretaker of the pig had recently been diagnosed with a <em>Sarcoptes</em> spp. dermatitis. Microscopic examination of the skin scrape samples and BLAST analysis confirmed the species of the mite as most closely related to <em>Sarcoptes scabiei</em> var. canis (AY493391). The pig was treated with afoxolaner as previous treatment with ivermectin was not efficacious. Recheck examinations and follow up revealed the pig to be non-pruritic and resolving. Afoxolaner may be a therapeutic option when treating <em>Sarcoptes</em> spp. infections in companion pigs.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is published as Smith JS, Berger DJ, Hoff SE, Jesudoss Chelladurai JRJ, Martin KA and Brewer MT (2020) Afoxolaner as a Treatment for a Novel Sarcoptes scabiei Infestation in a Juvenile Potbelly Pig. Front. Vet. Sci. 7:473. doi: <a href="https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2020.00473" target="_blank">10.3389/fvets.2020.00473</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.source.uri 10.3389/fvets.2020.00473
dc.subject.disciplines Small or Companion Animal Medicine
dc.subject.disciplines Veterinary Infectious Diseases
dc.subject.disciplines Veterinary Toxicology and Pharmacology
dc.subject.keywords afoxolaner
dc.subject.keywords isoxazoline
dc.subject.keywords pig
dc.subject.keywords Sarcoptes scabiei
dc.subject.keywords zoonosis
dc.title Afoxolaner as a Treatment for a Novel Sarcoptes scabiei Infestation in a Juvenile Potbelly Pig
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