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Table 1 Start to kill study: mean flea counts, flea count range and percentage efficacy 0.5, 1, 2, and 4 hours after a single oral administration of fluralaner to dogs

From: Onset of activity of fluralaner (BRAVECTO™) against Ctenocephalides felis on dogs

Time post treatment 0.5 hour 1 hour 2 hours 4 hours
Study Group Fluralaner Control Fluralaner Control Fluralaner Control Fluralaner Control
Mean a flea counts (n) 78.71 73.96 78.14 84.89 48.70 76.97 7.38 61.57
Count range (n) 74-86 65-89 47-96 64-97 33-69 61-99 0-80 30-80
Efficacy (%) 0.0% 8.0% 36.7% b 88.0% b
  1. aGeometric mean.
  2. bLog-counts of live fleas from the treated group were significantly different (p ≤ 0.05) from log-counts of the respective untreated control group.