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A study of a restricted programme of strategic dosing against Fasciola hepatica with triclabendazole
  1. AR Fawcett
  1. Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, Roslin, Midlothian.

Abstract

A restricted programme of strategic dosing with triclabendazole was used to treat a sheep flock with severe clinical fascioliasis. After five years the percentage of ewes passing fluke eggs was reduced from 49 per cent to less than 1 per cent, without the reappearance of clinical fascioliasis. It is suggested that this programme offers an efficient and practical means of controlling fascioliasis.

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