Articles with the latest information about fungus and ringworm

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  • * Dirty-Faced Nursing Kittens
    Have you ever noticed black specks that appeared on the muzzle of a nursing kitten? Do you know what serious infectious condition it might indicate? Do you know what to do about it? Learn the answers to these questions and more...
    March 2011

  • * Griseofulvin
    This ringworm medication should be used with care. Learn how to use it most effectively to control and eliminate fungus.
    December 2004

  • * Imaverol
    Imaverol Fungicidal Wash controls ringworm & other fungal skin infections (dermatomycosis) in horses & dogs. It is used off-label for cats. Learn how you can use Imaverol as part of your anti-ringworm regime...
    May 2010

  • * Ketoconazole
    Ketoconazole, brand name Nizoral, is an anti-fungal drug that can be used in the battle against ringworm.
    October 2006

  • Ketoconazole & Ringworm: A Breeder's Experience
    A breeder shares her experience battling Ringworm using the anti-fungal drug, Ketoconazole.
    October 2006

  • * Lime Sulfur Dip
    Lime Sulfur dips are an important treatment for combating Ringworm.
    May 2006

  • Lime Sulfur Shampoo
    An effective topical treatment against Ringworm is to shampoo your cat with a Lime Sulfur shampoo.
    October 2002

  • * Malapet Shampoo
    Malapet is a medicated shampoo for cats and dogs. It has both antifungal and antibacterial qualities. Amongst cattery owners, it is most often used to fight ringworm.
    July 2020

  • * Malaseb Shampoo
    Malaseb Shampoo is a staple in the fight against ringworm in a cattery situation. It can be used as a maintenance shampoo in the cattery as well as a preventative treatment against ringworm.
    May 2014

  • Ringworm Battle Plan
    There is NO 'one step' solution to eliminating fungus from your cattery. You need to use all the weapons at your disposal to defeat this most persistent of enemies.
    January 2002

  • * Ringworm Testing: Do Your Own Fungal Cultures
    Performing your own ringworm fungal cultures is a relatively easy thing to do and can save you money and heartache in the long run if you suspect ringworm in your cattery. Learn how to test for ringworm at home :-).
    September 2010

  • * Ringworm: What To Look For
    Do you know what ringworm looks like in its earliest stages? In a nursing kitten? At its most severe? This article features a variety of photos that show the many faces of ringworm....
    August 2019

  • * Six Steps To Eliminating Ringworm In Your Cattery
    Every cattery owner shudders at the thought of a possible ringworm infection in their cats, but should it happen to you, it can be beaten. Learn the six steps to eliminating ringworm from your cattery . . .
    July 2014

  • * Sporonox
    Sporonox is an important medication to consider in the fight against ringworm (fungus) in the cat.
    July 2005

  • * Wood's Lamp
    A Wood's lamp is a tool used in the diagnosis of some fungal and bacterial infections of the skin, including ringworm in the cat.
    February 2011



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