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Table 1 Average weight of engorging female ticks detached from immunized cattle.

From: Two initial vaccinations with the Bm86-based Gavacplus vaccine against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplusinduce similar reproductive suppression to three initial vaccinations under production conditions

Average weight (in mg) of engorging females [95% confidence interval]
Week Immunizations at 0, 4, 7 Immunizations at 0, 4 Immunizations at 0, 7
0 202 [183-220]a 215 [197-229]a 189 [167-201]a
4 178 [127-224]a 186 [125 -285]a 146 [121-152]a
7 169 [141-192]a 170 [157-196]a 150 [138-166]a
10 161 [152-173]a 175 [163-192]a 179 [161-194]a
16 174 [170-191]a 176 [136-202]a 187 [168-201]a
20 171 [156-187]a 181 [171-188]a 175 [160-192]a
27 129 [117-141]a 145 [141-157]a 138 [126-144]a
  1. Identical letters within the same row indicate that no statistically significant differences were found when the three schemes were compared. A Friedman's test was employed.