Saliya Silva

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The in vivo effects of cyclosporin A (CsA) on Trypanosoma cruzi infection were examined using different schedules of the drug in mice infected with the Y strain. Parasitaemia at day 8 after infection among CsA-treated animals was usually higher than control infected non-treated mice. On the other hand, mortality analysis showed that animals CsA-treated(More)
The objective of this study was to determine the effect of Arrowroot carbohydrates on the survival of lactobacilli in bio-yoghurts. There were four treatments; probiotic yoghurt (control), probiotic yoghurt with 3% Arrowroot extract, probiotic yoghurt with 1.65% Raftilose ® and yoghurt without probiotics or prebiotics. Lactobacilli population of control was(More)
AIM To investigate iron loading within the liver, pancreas, spleen, and bone marrow using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) transverse relaxation rate (R2*), in patients with diffuse liver diseases; to evaluate the relationships between iron accumulation in these tissue compartments; and to assess the association between tissue iron overload and the pattern(More)
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