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Table 2 Number of cats with peripheral eosinophilia (>1500/μL) after L3 D. immitis infection

From: Heartworm-associated respiratory disease (HARD) induced by immature adult Dirofilaria immitis in cats

Treatment Groupa Day 0 Day 70 Day 110 Day 168 Day 240
> 1500 Range > 1500 Range > 1500 Range > 1500 Range > 1500 Range
Group A 0 421–1125 1 50–1800 1 287–1550 0 150–930 0 145–822
Group B 0 295–1500 2 293–2205 5 325–6100 3 183–8219 2 450–5280
Group C 1 512–2210 7 449–5067 7 0–7282 9 558–8761 8 800–9864
  1. aTreatment groups: Group A (10), selamectin topical; Group B (9), oral ivermectin initiated Day 70 PI, Group C (10), infected, untreated