TREATMENT OF PULMONARY ACARIASIS IN RHESUS MONKEYS WITH ORGANIC PHOSPHATES
FORT DETRICK FREDERICK MD
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The use of rhesus monkeys for studies of pulmonary infections is complicated by a high incidence of acariasis due to Pneumonyssus simicola in the lungs of imported animals. Treatment of this infestation with the organic phosphate compound Ronnel significantly lowered the incidence of active lesions. Another organic phosphate, Trichlorfon, failed to show a therapeutic effect under the conditions of this study.
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