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An evaluation of the efficacy of netobimin against Dicrocoelium dendriticum in sheep
  1. F Sanz,
  2. JM Tarazona,
  3. R Jurado,
  4. J Frias,
  5. JV Tarazona and
  6. JL Duncan

Abstract

A trial was carried out to assess the efficacy of a nitrophenylguanidine compound, netobimin against Dicrocoelium dendriticum in naturally infected sheep. At a dose rate of 20 mg/kg bodyweight administered orally the drug was highly effective, producing a mean reduction of 98.9 per cent in the fluke burdens of treated animals compared with untreated controls. No side effects were observed in the treated sheep.

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