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Table 2 The number of unheated (UHt) negative Dirofilaria immitis antigen (Ag) test results from dogs submitted to a moxi-doxy therapy (10% imidacloprid + 2.5% moxidectin and doxycycline hyclate) that became Ag positive after a sample heat (Ht) pre-treatment

From: Heat pretreatment of canine samples to evaluate efficacy of imidacloprid + moxidectin and doxycycline in heartworm treatment

  Months of moxi-doxy
6 12 18 24
UHt Ag negative 14 21 14 2
First Ht Ag Negative 8 12 2
Second Ht Ag Negativea 8 12 2
Total Ht Ag positive/ total UHt Ag negative (%) 6/14 (42.9%)a 1/21(4.8%)b 0/14 (–) 0/2 (–)
  1. aDogs were released from the study after 2 negative pre-heated antigen tests
  2. Different letters (a and b) in line indicate significant differences: χ 2 = 5.42; P = 0.0099