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Table 3 Tick species and numbers at baseline (ITT)

From: A randomized, controlled field study to assess the efficacy and safety of lotilaner (Credelio™) in controlling ticks in client-owned cats in Europe

Ticks Lotilaner Fipronil Comparison (live ticks)
No. of subjects Live ticks Dead ticks No. of subjects Live ticks Dead ticks Z-value P-value
All 112 454 1 57 215 2 0.07 0.9411
Genus Rhipicephalus 32 132 0 14 50 0.50 0.50 0.6175
Dermacentor 26 58 0 15 39 0.60 0.60 0.5515
Ixodes 75 264 1 38 126 0.19 0.19 0.8480
Species Rhipicephalus sanguineus 32 132 0 14 50 0.50 0.50 0.6175
Dermacentor reticulatus 26 58 0 15 39 0.60 0.60 0.5515
Ixodes ricinus 69 249 1 35 113 0.39 0.39 0.6989
Ixodes hexagonus 6 15 0 6 13 1.21 1.21 0.2277
Morphotype Rhipicephalus sanguineus, morphotype 2 31 103 0 14 40 0.53 0.53 0.5986
Rhipicephalus sanguineus, morphotype unknown 10 29 0 8 10 0.99 0.99 0.3246
Stage Adult 110 444 1 55 202 0.49 0.49 0.6222
Nymph 4 7 0 5 10 1.43 1.43 0.1535
Larva 1 3 0 1 3 0.48 0.48 1.0000
Sex Male 69 126 0 32 52 0.92 0.92 0.3591
Female 107 318 1 54 150 0.11 0.11 0.9120
Not determinable 5 10 0 6 13 1.51 1.51 0.1304