Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Simuliidosis

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2896
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Disease due to bites of simuliids, see Table 1.
Simuliidosis, Table 1

Simuliids and control measurements

Parasite

Host

Vector for

Symptoms

Country

Therapy

Products

Application

Compounds

Simulium spp. (blackflies)

All animals, Man

Onchocerca volvulus (human filariasis)

Edema, allergic reactions (simulio-toxicosis)

Worldwide

1 % Vapona insecticide (Durvet)

Spray

Diclorvos

Simulium reptans

Ruminants, Horse, Pig

 

Edema, allergic reactions (simulio-toxicosis)

Central-Northern Germany, Austria, foothills of the Alps

     

Odagmia ornata

Ruminants, Horse, Pig

Onchocerca gutturosa

 

Worldwide

     

Wilhelmia equina

Ruminants, Horse, Pig

   

Switzerland, Germany

     

Boophthora erythrocephala

Ruminants, Horse, Pig

   

Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Italy, France

     
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