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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:3, March, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(3): 1563-1565

A Case Report on, the Cat Fur Mite Lynxacarus radovskyi in Puducherry, India
P. Thiruselvame, R. Sreekrishnan and C. Mathivathani*
Department of Veterinary Parasitology, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research (RIVER), Puducherry, India
*Corresponding author

A 10 year old female Persian cat was presented to a private pet clinic in Puducherry with a complaint of itching. Upon examination of hair samples under microscope, revealed the presence of eggs attached to hair and cat fur mite Lynxacarus radovskyi clinging onto the hairs. Fipronil spot on was used to treat successfully.

Keywords: Lynxacarus radovskyi, Cat, Fur mite, Puducherry

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Thiruselvame, P., R. Sreekrishnan and Mathivathani, C. 2021. A Case Report on, the Cat Fur Mite Lynxacarus radovskyi in Puducherry, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(3): 1563-1565. doi:
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