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Table 3 Percentage of eggs that hatched determined from ticks engorged on vaccinated cattle before and after immunizations.

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

  Medians of hatchability (%)
Immunization scheme 0, 4, 7 0, 4 0, 7
Before immunization 96.77 96.10 94.89
After immunization 83.16 83.14 90.71*
Reduction (%) 13.61 12.96 4.18*
  1. *Indicates a statistically significant difference (p < 0.05) with respect to the groups immunized following the 0, 4, 7 and the 0, 4 schemes.