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Quiz May 4, 2011

Case #2: Where Are All These Fleas Coming From?

Test Your Knowledge

Why were there still fleas on the dog on day 60 of this study?
  • 1.
    The product didn’t work.
  • 2.
    The fleas on the dog were refractory to the product.
  • 3.
    The fleas overwhelmed the product.
  • 4.
    The household pets were no longer the primary source of the fleas.
Opossums and raccoons are viable reproductive hosts for cat fleas; birds are not.
  • 1.
  • 2.
Although not mentioned specifically in this case, topical flea control products are so effective that just one or two doses should be able to control the flea problem described in this case.
  • 1.
  • 2.