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Table 3 Mean faecal egg counts of nematodes in sheep before and after treatment

From: Field evaluation of the efficacy of common anthelmintics used in the control of gastrointestinal nematodes of sheep in Dabat district, Northwest Ethiopia

Anthelmintic Mean FEC ± SEM EPG reduction 95% CI
Day 0 Day 3 Day 7 Day 10 Day 14 Lower Upper
Albendazole 346.7 ± 119.6 216.7 ± 102 110 ± 71.2 33.3 ± 54.7 16.7 ± 37.9 97.2 93.3 98.8
Tetramisole 323.3 ± 119.4 236.7 ± 109.8 103.3 ± 89 27 ± 51.9 6.7 ± 25.4 98.9 95.3 99.7
Ivermectin 316.7 ± 102 243.3 ± 93.5 133.3 ± 71.1 30.0 ± 46.6 13.3 ± 34.6 97.7 94.0 99.1
Control 300.0 ± 105.1 313.3 ± 113.7 436.7 ± 147.5 513.3 ± 119.6 586.7 ± 165.6 NA NA NA
  1. FEC Faecal egg count, SEM standard error of the mean, NA not applicable