Anthelmintic efficacy of Clerodendrum viscosum on fowl tapeworm Raillietina tetragona

  title={Anthelmintic efficacy of Clerodendrum viscosum on fowl tapeworm Raillietina tetragona},
  author={S. Nandi and B. Ukil and S. Roy and S. Kundu and L. M. Lyndem},
  journal={Pharmaceutical Biology},
  pages={1401 - 1406}
  • S. Nandi, B. Ukil, +2 authors L. M. Lyndem
  • Published 2017
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Biology
  • Abstract Context: Clerodendrum viscosum Vent. (Verbenaceae) is a shrub, widely used amongst the natives of India against various diseases. Objective: Crude extract of the plant was tested in vitro on a tapeworm Raillietina tetragona Molin (Davaineidae) to evaluate its potential anthelmintic efficacy and ultrastructural changes in the parasite. Materials and methods: Parasites were exposed to different concentrations of ethanolic leaf extract (10–80 mg/mL) and praziquantel (0.0005–0.005 mg/mL… CONTINUE READING
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