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Table 3 Percent acaricidal efficacy of the new combination of fipronil and permethrin at 48 h post-infestation against D. reticulatus on dogs

From: Repellency, prevention of attachment and acaricidal efficacy of a new combination of fipronil and permethrin against the main vector of canine babesiosis in Europe, Dermacentor reticulatus ticks

  Mean number of live ticks counted on dog Acaricidal efficacy (%)
Infestation day Untreated control group (10 dogs) Treated group (10 dogs)
1 32.5 0.1 99.6
7 35.9 0.0 100.0
14 34.7 0.0 100.0
21 33.7 0.0 100.0
28 31.2 0.1 99.5
  1. Number of ticks differed statistically significantly between treatment groups (p < 0.002).