Anti-helminthic activity of Momordica charantia L. against Fasciola hepatica eggs after twelve days of incubation in vitro.

@article{Pereira2016AntihelminthicAO,
  title={Anti-helminthic activity of Momordica charantia L. against Fasciola hepatica eggs after twelve days of incubation in vitro.},
  author={C{\'i}ntia Aparecida de Jesus Pereira and Laura Lucia dos S Oliveira and Aytube Lucas Coaglio and Fernanda S O Santos and Rodolfo S M Cezar and Tiago Ant{\^o}nio de Oliveira Mendes and F. L. P. Oliveira and Gustavo Conzensa and W. S. Lima},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2016},
  volume={228},
  pages={160-166}
}
Fasciolosis, a parasitic disease caused by the trematode Fasciola hepatica underreported is expanding both in human and animal population, throughout the world. The constant use of synthetic drugs to treat this condition has led to the natural selection of resistant strains of the parasite. Hence, there is a growing focus on the potential anti-helminthic properties of medicinal plants and phytopharmaceuticals. The current study assessed the potential anti-fasciolicide action of Momordica… CONTINUE READING
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