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Table 1 Day 0 flea counts of untreated control and lotilaner-treated dogs with moribund fleas counted as dead or included in live flea counts (moribund fleas counted as alive)

From: Assessment of the onset of lotilaner (Credelio™) speed of kill of fleas on dogs

  Time post-treatment
30 min 1 h 2 h 8 h
Control Group
Moribund fleas counted as dead Range 78–100 45–100 34–100 57–100
Arithmetic mean ± SD 88.8 ± 9.5 76.5 ± 17.9 79.0 ± 22.4 82.5 ± 14.1
Geometric mean 88.3 74.5 75.2 81.4
Moribund fleas counted as alive Range 78–100 46–100 34–100 57–100
Arithmetic mean ± SD 88.8 ± 9.5 76.9 ± 17.7 79.1 ± 22.5 82.9 ± 14.3
Geometric mean 88.3 74.9 75.4 81.7
Lotilaner Group
Moribund fleas counted as dead Range 41–81 72–97 9–100 0–8
Arithmetic mean ± SD 77.3 ± 21.0 81.5 ± 8.3 39.3 ± 35.6 1.0 ± 2.8
Geometric mean 74.5 81.2 27.1 0.3
Moribund fleas counted as alive Range 42–100 75–100 31–100 0–8
Arithmetic mean ± SD 77.4 ± 20.7 84.3 ± 8.2 52.4 ± 26.0 1.0 ± 2.8
Geometric mean 74.7 83.9 48.0 0.3
  1. Abbreviation: SD standard deviation