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Table 1 Activity schedule

From: A study on the long-term efficacy of Seresto® collars in preventing Babesia canis (Piana & Galli-Valerio, 1895) transmission to dogs by infected Dermacentor reticulatus (Fabricius, 1794) ticks

Tick challenges Tick counts Blood sampling Clinical examinations
Days 28, 56, 84, 112, 140, 168, 196 and 224 In situ counts on Days 30, 58, 86, 114, 142, 170, 198 and 226. Removal count on Day 231 IFA: Prior to inclusion and on Days-7, 28, 56, 84, 112, 140, 168, 196, 224 and 252; PCR: Following positive diagnosis on blood smears, as well as Day 252 for dogs where no infection was observed thus far Day-7 and weekly thereafter up to Day 252