Andrew Jonathan Nok

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The antimalarial effect of the ethanolic stem bark extract of Ficus platyphylla Del was evaluated against Plasmodium berghei infection in mice. Nontreated, experimental control mice died of fulminant parasitemia from day 7 to 9 post-infection but mice treated with the extract at 300 mg/kg showed markedly reduced parasitaemia bouts of 43.50% and a mean(More)
BACKGROUND Chicken is fast becoming the world's most consumed meat. As a consequence poultry health is more important now than ever before, with pathogens of chickens recognised as serious threats to food security. One such threat are Eimeria species parasites, protozoa which can cause the disease coccidiosis. Eimeria can compromise economic poultry(More)
Isolation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) is fraught with challenges including, but not limited to, the cost of limited gradients available for the isolation of PBMCs. Glycerol gradient (1.077 g/ml) was used to isolate PBMCs from adult peripheral blood. The differentiation potential of the isolated cells was assessed by culturing the cells in(More)
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