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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