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Table 1 Number of attached larvae on mice 48 hours post-infestation for each experimental group at Day 2, Day 28 and Day 45 after treatment administration

From: Evaluation of fluralaner as an oral acaricide to reduce tick infestation in a wild rodent reservoir of Lyme disease

Time since treatment (days)Count of attached larvae
Descriptive statistics0 mg/kg50 mg/kg12.5 mg/kg
MFMFMF
2Meana7.08.13.74.63.53.9
Range (min–max)3–132–141–73–111–72–8
Total (n)b213 (26) 117 (26) 110 (27) 
Samplec151 92 70 
Death19 86 61 
28Meana7.69.210.38.910.58.5
Range (min–max)3–155–156–155–136–184–12
Total (n)b238 (26) 246 (24) 254 (26) 
Samplec155 138 145 
Death4 21 18 
45Meana6.36.77.38.15.67.9
Range (min–max)3–93–155–94–153–91–14
Total (n)b110 (15)d195 (23)196 (25)
Samplec86175165
Death41718
  1. aArithmetic mean
  2. bNumber of mice contributing to the total tick count
  3. cNumber of larvae sampled at 48 h post-infestation
  4. d11 mice were not tested because of lack of resources
  5. Abbreviations: M, male mice; F, female mice