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Table 1 Summary and efficacy of live attached tick counts 48 hours post-treatment and following post-treatment infestations

From: Laboratory evaluation of the efficacy of lotilaner (Credelio™) against Amblyomma cajennense (sensu lato) infestations of dogs

   Day of tick count
-5 2 9 16 23 30
Control Arithmetic mean ± SD 60.6 ± 7.1 60.0 ± 7.0 62.4 ± 13.7 62.0 ± 12.7 62.1 ± 14.8 63.2 ± 12.5
Geometric mean 60.2 59.6 61.2 60.9 60.7 62.1
Lotilaner Arithmetic mean ± SD 61.1 ± 9.7 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 0.3 ± 0.9 0.4 ± 0.8 0.6 ± 1.1
Efficacy (%) na 100 100 99.5 99.4 99.1
Geometric mean 60.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.4
Efficacy (%) na 100 100 99.8 99.6 99.4
Comparison   Z = 0.11, P = 0.8951 Z = 4.00, P <0.0001 Z = 4.00, P <0.0001 Z = 3.92, P <0.0001 Z = 3.87, P <0.0001 Z = 3.82, P <0.0001
  1. Abbreviations: SD, standard deviation; na, not applicable