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Table 2 Effects of treatment (EPR, MOX or IVM) on blood-meal digestion of adult mites

From: Acaricidal efficacy of orally administered macrocyclic lactones against poultry red mites (Dermanyssus gallinae) on chicks and their impacts on mite reproduction and blood-meal digestion

Days after mite collection Digestion rate (%)
Control EPR MOX IVM
1 47.91 ± 1.19a 21.25 ± 0.78b 33.37 ± 3.81c 26.04 ± 0.64d
3 94.41 ± 1.60a 36.58 ± 2.59b 68.74 ± 2.86c 42.22 ± 1.93d
5 99.36 ± 0.75a 60.74 ± 1.87b 75.03 ± 1.48c 56.23 ± 0.23d
  1. a, b, c, dValues within the same row followed by different letters are significantly different
  2. The data are expressed as the mean ± SD
  3. Abbreviations: EPR, eprinomectin; MOX, moxidectin; IVM, ivermectin