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Table 5 Summary of proportion morbid T. infestans in the Comfortis® treatment group (n = 5 bioassays per dog)

From: Systemic insecticide treatment of the canine reservoir of Trypanosoma cruzi induces high levels of lethality in Triatoma infestans, a principal vector of Chagas disease

Days post-canine treatment Treated dogs Control dogs
Exposeda Fully engorged Partially engorged Non-exposedb Non-exposed and exposed
2 0.38 (11/29) 0.36 (4/11) 0.39 (7/18) 0 (0/17) 0 (0/15)
7 0.37 (16/43) 0.32 (9/28) 0.47 (7/15) 0 (0/4) 0 (0/15)
21 0.28 (11/40) 0.29 (5/17) 0.26 (6/23) 0 (0/5) 0 (0/15)
34 0.14 (6/44) 0.07 (1/15) 0.17 (5/29) 0 (0/2) 0 (0/15)
51 0.08 (3/38) 0.12 (3/26) 0.0 (0/12) 0 (0/8) 0 (0/15)
Total 0.24 (47/194) 0.23 (22/97) 0.26 (25/97) 0.0 (0/36) 0.0 (0/75)
  1. aBlood-fed triatomines were classified as exposed
  2. bNon-engorged triatomines classified as non-exposed