Kholhring Lalchhandama

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Albendazole, a member of benzimidazole group of compounds, has been shown to have a broad spectrum activity against all classes of helminth parasites. Although it has also been experimentally proven to be effective against cestode infection of poultry, the actual effects of the drug are not yet described. The present in vitro study demonstrated that the(More)
Acacia oxyphylla Graham ex Bentham (Mimosaceae) is a leguminous plant widely used in the traditional medicines of north-east Indian tribes. Among the Mizo tribes, the stem bark is commonly used as fish stupefying and deworming agents. This present experiment was aimed at evaluating the nematocidal effect, if any, upon Ascaridia galli Schrank (Nematoda), the(More)
The crude alcoholic extract of the stem bark of Acacia oxyphylla, an indigenous anthelmintic plant among the Mizo tribes of north-east India, have been demonstrated to exhibit profound anthelmintic effects on the avian gastrointestinal cestode, Raillietina echinobothrida. To further investigate the efficacy of the plant extract with a view to understanding(More)
The prevalence of resistance to broad-spectrum anthelmintics among veterinary helminths has dramatically increased and has evolved from a scientific curiosity into a serious crisis facing small ruminant production in many countries. It also poses a veritable threat to other livestock and human helmiths. Both the molecular mechanisms of action and mechanisms(More)
The structure of Raillietina echinobothrida, the gastrointestinal tapeworm of the domestic fowl, Gallus domesticus, was studied using light and scanning electron microscopy. There are already reports on the fine structure of the parasite; however, due to the choice of procedure, many of the resultant information are inadequate, contradicting, and(More)
Species of the genus Acmella are perennial plants and are well known as traditional medicines and as vegetables in tropical regions. Of these, A. oleracea (L.) R.K. Jansen is the most widely used, and is cultivated as an ornamental plant and as a crop. In traditional medicine, it is used for the treatment of haemorrhage, helminthiasis, gingivitis,(More)
The stem and root barks, leaves and seeds of Millettia pachycarpa Benth. are used for various medicinal purposes in Chinese and Mizo traditional practices. The plant extract reportedly showed potent vermicidal activity on cestodes. The ethanol extract of the root bark was tested against the poultry nematode, Heterakis gallinarum Schrank. In vitro treatment(More)
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