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HeredityAvermectins are a class of natural products with broad antiparasitic activity. Ivermectin, a prominent member of the avermectin family, is a drug that is used extensively in veterinary medicine to treat infections caused by nematode and arthropod parasites. Neurotoxic symptoms caused by the genetic disease include mydriasis, tremors, ataxia and anorexia. Neurological manifestations of ivermectin in susceptible dogs also include hypersalivation, blindness, coma respiratory compromise and death.