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Table 2 Dipylidium caninum infection incidence for dogs treated and subsequently challenged with D. caninum infected Ctenocephalides felis

From: Topical or oral fluralaner efficacy against flea (Ctenocephalides felis) transmission of Dipylidium caninum infection to dogs

Treatment   Sterile water Topical fluralaner Oral fluralaner P-valuea
No. of proglottid-shedding dogs per 8 dog group   8 0 0 < 0.0001
Dipylidium caninum infection prevention efficacy   na 100% 100%  
  1. aFor each treated group compared to the placebo-treated control using Fisher’s exact test
  2. Abbreviation: na - not applicable