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Table 3 Evaluation of detached and molting process of engorged larvae of Amblyomma sculptum recovered from artificially infested guinea pigs for control and fluazuron treated groups (at 1, 5 and 10 mg/kg)

From: Fluazuron orally administered to guinea pigs: pharmacokinetic and efficacy against Amblyomma sculptum

Group

N of engorged larvae detached

Larvicidal efficacy (%)

N of nymphs that have molted

Nymphs that have molted (%)

Molting process inhibition (%)

CG

266.81 ± 54.6a*

247.01 ± 55.1

92.41 ± 7.0a

 

(189–359)2

(176–330)2

(77.5–99.2)2

G1

419.21 ± 276.0a**

0

01

01, b

100

 

(132–777)2

(0)2

(0)2

G2

427.21 ± 244.6a**

0

01

01, b

100

 

(227–788)2

(0) 2

(0)2

G3

371.31 ± 203.1a**

0

01

01, b

100

 

(101–598)2

(0) 2

(0)1, 2

  1. aIn column of engorged lavae detached the groups do not differ from each other (p=0.8123) and in the column of nymphs that have molted (%) the control group differ from the treated groups (p<0.0001)
  2. bn column of nymphs that have molted (%) the treated groups do not differ from each other
  3. CG Control group, G1 1 mg/kg, G2 5 mg/kg, G3 10 mg/kg
  4. *Normal morphology and behavior
  5. **Engorged larvae shriveled and darker
  6. 1Arithmetic mean
  7. 2Minimum and maximum values