Develop your knowledge and understanding of otodectic mange in dogs, an infection with Otodectes cynotis causing otitis externa. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Canine skin conditions course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and outcomes of otodectic mange in dogs:
Cause – Octodectes cynotis: large white free-moving psoroptid mites that live on the surface or epithelial lining of the ear canal and occasionally skin elsewhere.
Signs – may initiate otitis externa but remain undetected.
Diagnosis – identification of mites, response to therapy.
Treatment – ear canal cleansing, otic ectoparasiticides.
Prognosis – excellent.
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Canis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
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