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Table 1 Results from counts of Demodex canis mites obtained from deep skin scrapings

From: Correction to: Fluralaner 5.46% (w/w) favored chewable tablet (Bravecto® 1-Month) is effective for treatment of canine generalized demodicosis

  Fluralaner tablets Topical imidacloprid-moxidectin
Day − 2   
 Arithmetic mean (SD) 639.9 (589.9) 608.5 (459.5)
 Median 507.5 459.0
 Range 19‒1764 90‒1314
 Geometric mean 347.5 432.3
Day − 28   
 Arithmetic mean (SD) 2.0 (2.8) 63.9 (118.3)
 Median 0.0 17.0
 Range 0‒6 0‒351
 P-value (vs Day − 2) 0.0005*  < 0.0001*
 Test Statistics t(19) = 4.18 t(21) = 5.05
 Geometric mean 1.0 17.2
Day − 56   
 Arithmetic mean (SD) 0 (0.0) 34.1 (70.3)
 Median 0.0 11.0
 Range 0‒0 0‒207
 P-value (vs Day − 2) 0.0007*  < 0.0001*
 Test Statistics t(19) = 4.05 t(21) = 5.33
 Geometric mean 0.0 8.5
Day − 84   
 Arithmetic mean (SD) 0 (0.0) 15.0 (22.8)
 Median 0.0 3.5
 Range 0‒0 0‒65
 P-value (vs Day − 2) 0.0007*  < 0.0001*
 Test statistics t(19) = 4.05 t(21) = 5.51
 Geometric mean 0.0 5.1