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Table 1 Mean tick counts and efficacy against ticks after single topical treatment with fluralaner spot-on solution

From: Prevention of transmission of Babesia canis by Dermacentor reticulatus ticks to dogs after topical administration of fluralaner spot-on solution

Day 4 Mean tick counts a (control/treated) (n) 18.6/0.1
Efficacy (%) 99.5 b
Day 30 Mean tick counts a (control/treated) (n) 18.8/0.0
Efficacy (%) 100 b
Day 58 Mean tick counts a (control/treated) (n) 12.7/0.1
Efficacy (%) 99.3 b
Day 72 Mean tick counts a (control/treated) (n) 22.2/0.0
Efficacy (%) 100 b
Day 86 c Mean tick counts a (control/treated) (n) 23.0/0.0
  Efficacy (%) 100 b
Day 90 c Mean tick counts a (control/treated) (n) 22.3/0.0
  Efficacy (%) 100 b
  1. aGeometric mean live attached ticks
  2. bLog-transformed counts of ticks from the treated group were significantly different (P < 0.0001) from log-transformed counts of the untreated control group
  3. cControl group: six dogs available for infestation, two dogs were tested positive for B. canis on day 85 and excluded, efficacy calculation based on four dogs