Evaluation Of A Cellophane Tape Test For Lice Essay
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2) Another situation and species where a cellophane test would be useful is when trying to determine if a horse has pinworms. A louse examination is different in that the procedure consists of physically looking for lice (louse) on the cattle (Cellophane Tape Method, 2013). The examination consists of looking at one inch squares on the main parts of infestation-“face, dewlap, neck, and back and base of the tail.” Scan over the surface of the hair first and then dig deeper into the hair to count the number of visible lice present in each square. Once each square is examined, the results can be compared to degrees of infestation (Townsend, 2013).
3) The two different orders of lice are Mallophaga and Anoplora. They are differentiated from each other in that the order Mallophaga consists of lice that chew on the animal’s skin, while the order Anoplora consists of lice that like to…