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Attenuation of Schistosoma mansoni cercarial infectivity to albino mice by methanol extract of some plant species
Abstract This study elucidates the activity of certain plants’ methanol extract: Anagallis arvensis , Solanum nigrum (green fruits), Chenopodium ambrosioides , Calendula officinalis and SesbaniaExpand
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Guidelines for laboratory and field testing of molluscicides for control of schistosomiasis
Policy documents Neglected tropical diseases: an emerging public health problem in the Eastern Mediterranean Region [pdf 24kb] Main challenges in the control of zoonotic diseases in the EasternExpand
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Biological and biochemical responses of infected Biomphalaria alexandrina snails with Schistosoma mansoni post exposure to the pesticides Basudin and Selecron and the phytoalkaloid Colchicine
This study aims to detect the molluscicidal properties of the pesticides Basudin and Selecron and the phytoalkaloid Colchicine against Biomphalaria alexandrina snails including their infectionExpand
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Parasitological and biochemical parameters in Schistosoma mansoni-infected mice treated with methanol extract from the plants Chenopodium ambrosioides, Conyza dioscorides and Sesbania sesban.
This study aims to detect the antischistosomal properties of the plants' Chenopodium ambrosioides, Conyza dioscorides and Sesbania sesban methanol extract against Schistosoma mansoni in infectedExpand
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Molluscicidal effectiveness of Luo-Wei, a novel plant-derived molluscicide, against Oncomelania hupensis, Biomphalaria alexandrina and Bulinus truncatus
BackgroundControl of snail intermediate hosts has been proved to be a fast and efficient approach for interrupting the transmission of schistosomiasis. Some plant extracts have shown obviousExpand
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Fecundity, sex hormones and release of cercariae of Schistosoma mansoni in Biomphalaria alexandrina (Ehrenberg, 1831) treated with copper and magnesium chlorophyllin
Schistosomiasis is a public health problem in many developing countries. Control of the snail intermediate hosts of Schistosoma is a promising method for eliminating this disease. Copper (Cu-chl) andExpand
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Effect of Basudin, Selecron and the phytoalkaloid Colchicine (pesticides) on biological and molecular parameters of Biomphalaria alexandrina snails
Abstract The results showed that survival rates of Biomphalaria alexandrina snails, reproductive potential and hatchability of eggs were evaluated post exposure to Basudin, Selecron and Colchicine.Expand
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Biological and biochemical parameters of Biomphalaria alexandrina snails exposed to the plants Datura stramonium and Sesbania sesban as water suspensions of their dry powder
Abstract Four plant species, as a dry powder of their leaves, were tested against Biomphalaria alexandrina snails, the intermediate host of Schistosoma mansoni . The bioassay tests revealed theExpand
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Potential role of mefloquine (antimalarial drug) and methanol extract of Chenopodium ambrosioides and Sesbania sesban in mice infected with Schistosoma mansoni
Abstract Objective To elucidate the efficacy of mefloquine and methanol extract of the plants Chenopodium ambrosioides ( C. ambrosioides ) and Sesbania sesban ( S. sesban ) as a combined therapy forExpand
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Alternations in parasitological, biochemical and molecular parameters of Biomphalaria alexandrina snails, intermediate host of Schistosoma mansoni, induced post exposure to the proposed snail
Abstract Objective To elucidate the effect of the parasitic nematode Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita (P. hermaphrodita) as snail biocontrol agent on biological, parasitological, biochemical andExpand