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Table 7 Biweekly microfilariae counts in dogs following inoculation with 40 infective L3 larvae

From: Cryogenic preservation of Dirofilaria immitis microfilariae, reactivation and completion of the life-cycle in the mosquito and vertebrate hosts

Treatment Animal ID Microfilariae counts at specific time points (weeks post-inoculation)
24 26 28 30 36
T01—FCmf 2540003 0 24 47 370 4000
2420440 0 0 0 11 0
Average 0 12.0 23.5 190.5 2000
T02—CPmf 2432880 0 7 54 220 10,000
2418950 0 15 88 450 15,000
Average 0 11.0 71.0 335.0 12,500
P-value T01:T02 (two-tailed Student’s t-test) 0.6690 0.3575 0.4686 0.3323
  1. Counts were not collected for Week 32 or 34