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Insecticides with Anti-sand Fly Efficacy

Insecticides with Anti-sand Fly Efficacy

Active Ingredient(s)

Dose (range)

Application

Protection onset

Duration of protection

Permethrin, indoxacarb

48 mg/kg (48-96)

Spot-on

24-48 hours

3-4 weeks

Permethrin, imidacloprid

50 mg/kg (50-125)

Spot-on

24-48 hours

3-4 weeks

Permethrin

-

Spray

Instant

2-3 days

Permethrin, fipronil

60 mg/kg (60-160)

Spot-on

24-48 hours

4 weeks

Permethrin

47.6 mg/kg

Spot-on

24-48 hours

2 weeks

Permethrin, fipronil

50.48 mg/kg (50.5-101)

Spot-on

24-48 hours

4 weeks

Deltamethrin

40 mg/g

Collar

7 days

6 months

Flumethrin, imidacloprid

56 mg/g

Collar

-

-

Permethrin, dinotefuran, piriproxafen

46.6 mg/kg (46.6-158.8)

Spot-on

24-48 hours

4 weeks

Adapted from Miro et al: Novel Areas for Prevention and Control of Canine Leishmaniosis. Trends Parasitol. 2017; 33(9)718-730.