Effect of Mirazid in Schistosoma japonicum-infected mice: parasitological and pathological assessment

@article{ELMalky2012EffectOM,
  title={Effect of Mirazid in Schistosoma japonicum-infected mice: parasitological and pathological assessment},
  author={Mohamed A. EL-Malky and Shao-hong Lu and Samar N. El-Beshbishi and Niveen S. Saudy and Nobu Ohta},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={112},
  pages={373-377}
}
Conflicting reports are found in the literature about the antischistosomal efficacy of Mirazid (MZ), which is a special formulation of myrrh obtained from the stem of the plant Commiphora molmol. This initiated the present study to assess this drug for the first time in experimental schistosomiasis japonicum. Mice were divided into four groups: infected untreated control (I); infected treated with MZ, 500 mg/kg (II); infected treated with MZ, 250 mg/kg (III); and infected treated with… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
4 Citations
44 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 44 references

Mirazid: a new schistosomicidal drug

  • F Badria, G Abou-Mohamed, A El-Mowafy, A Masoud, O Salama
  • Pharm Biol
  • 2001
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Al-Mathal EM (2010) Anti-coccidial effect of Commiphora molmol in the domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus domesticus L

  • HB Baghdadi
  • J Egypt Soc Parasitol
  • 2010

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…