Adult onset canine generalised demodicosis. Dermatology. by. 01 April , at am. David Grant continues his series looking at dermatological conditions.
J Small Anim Pract. Nov;40(11) Adult-onset demodicosis in two dogs due to Demodex canis and a short-tailed demodectic mite. Saridomichelakis.
The study did not indicate how many dogs had juvenile-onset or adult-onset demodicosis. All dogs were treated once with a minimum oral dosage of 25 mg/kg.
Generalised demodicosis can be a very severe disease. Adult onset demodicosis usually occurs in the generalised form and in dogs over 4 years of age.
Generalized demodicosis can develop in juvenile or adult populations. Juvenile-onset generalized demodicosis occurs in dogs with a genetic predisposition.