Corpus ID: 603735

Combination and monotherapy of Leishmania major infection in BALB/c mice using plant extracts and herbicides.

@article{Makwali2012CombinationAM,
  title={Combination and monotherapy of Leishmania major infection in BALB/c mice using plant extracts and herbicides.},
  author={J. Makwali and F. Wanjala and Josyline C. Kaburi and J. Ingonga and Wabwoba W Byrum and C. Anjili},
  journal={Journal of vector borne diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={
          123-30
        }
}
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Leishmaniasis is a growing health problem in many parts of the world. Efforts to find new chemotherapeutics for leishmaniasis remain a priority. This study was carried out to determine the effect of combination and monotherapies using plant extracts and herbicides on Leishmania major infection in BALB/c mice. METHODS The herbicides and saponin extract were purchased from Sigma. Roots of Plumbago capensis were collected from Karura forest, Nairobi, Kenya. Plant… Expand
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