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This article collection focusing on Exzolt™ (fluranaler) was created to facilitate access to articles published in Parasites & Vectors relating to this topic. 

The article-processing charges for the articles in the collection have been funded by MSD Animal Health and a detailed conflict of interest statement is included within each article. 

The articles in this collection have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process overseen by the Editors, and each article can also be found individually in the journal. The Editors declare no competing interests.

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  1. Research

    Field efficacy and safety of fluralaner solution for administration in drinking water for the treatment of poultry red mite (Dermanyssus gallinae) infestations in commercial flocks in Europe

    Welfare concerns, production losses caused by Dermanyssus gallinae, the poultry red mite (PRM), and widespread mite resistance to environmentally applied acaricides continue to drive an urgent need for new and ef...

    Emmanuel Thomas, Mathieu Chiquet, Björn Sander, Eva Zschiesche and Annie Sigognault Flochlay

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:457

    Published on: 9 October 2017

  2. Research

    Safety of fluralaner oral solution, a novel systemic antiparasitic treatment for chickens, in laying hens after oral administration via drinking water

    Poultry mites are the most significant pest affecting production systems in the egg-laying industry. Fluralaner is a novel systemic insecticide and acaricide that is effective against poultry mites (Dermanyssus g...

    Angella Prohaczik, Monika Menge, Bruno Huyghe, Annie Flochlay-Sigognault and Gaëlle Le Traon

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:363

    Published on: 8 August 2017

  3. Research

    Comparative in vitro evaluation of contact activity of fluralaner, spinosad, phoxim, propoxur, permethrin and deltamethrin against the northern fowl mite, Ornithonyssus sylviarum

    Northern fowl mites (Ornithonyssus sylviarum) are obligate hematophagous ectoparasites of both feral birds and poultry, particularly chicken layers and breeders. They complete their entire life-cycle on infested ...

    Bradley A. Mullens, Amy C. Murillo, Hartmut Zoller, Anja R. Heckeroth, Faris Jirjis and Annie Flochlay-Sigognault

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:358

    Published on: 3 August 2017

  4. Review

    Poultry red mite (Dermanyssus gallinae) infestation: a broad impact parasitological disease that still remains a significant challenge for the egg-laying industry in Europe

    The poultry red mite, Dermanyssus gallinae, has been described for decades as a threat to the egg production industry, posing serious animal health and welfare concerns, adversely affecting productivity, and impa...

    Annie Sigognault Flochlay, Emmanuel Thomas and Olivier Sparagano

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:357

    Published on: 1 August 2017