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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Evaluation Of Sensitivity To Chemotherapeutants In Successive Generations Of Lepeoptheirus Salmonis From A Resistant Population
Authors: Tildesley, Andrew
Boyd, Sally
Matthew, Chessor
Barnett, Simon
Bassett, D I
Cowan, Mairi
Roy, William
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Citation: Tildesley A, Boyd S, Matthew C, Barnett S, Bassett DI, Cowan M & Roy W (2012) Evaluation Of Sensitivity To Chemotherapeutants In Successive Generations Of Lepeoptheirus Salmonis From A Resistant Population. Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum. Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum Report 069 (ed.). Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum Reports, 069. Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum.
Issue Date: Aug-2012
Publisher: Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum
Series/Report no.: Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum Reports, 069
Abstract: There are currently reports of reduced sensitivity to certain lice treatments in different parts of Scotland and world-wide, and research is on-going into the extent and mechanisms of resistance to different treatments (Denholm et al., 2002; Sevatdal & Horsberg, 2003; Sevatdal et al., 2005). In particular, increasing evidence of resistance of Lepeophtheirus salmonis to the chemotherapeutant emamectin benzoate (Lees et al., 2008; Espedal et al., 2010) poses a serious problem to commercial farms because there are few licensed and effective treatments available.
Type: Research Report
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