Leishmania donovani: assessment of leishmanicidal effects of herbal extracts obtained from plants in the visceral leishmaniasis endemic area of Bihar, India.

@article{Singh2011LeishmaniaDA,
  title={Leishmania donovani: assessment of leishmanicidal effects of herbal extracts obtained from plants in the visceral leishmaniasis endemic area of Bihar, India.},
  author={Shubhankar K Singh and Sanjiva Bimal and Shyam Narayan and Chandrawati Jee and Devla Bimal and Pradeep Das and Raageeva Bimal},
  journal={Experimental parasitology},
  year={2011},
  volume={127 2},
  pages={
          552-8
        }
}
One obstacle faced in the effective control of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is the limited number of available treatment options. Furthermore, control efforts have been hindered further by the emergence of Leishmania resistance to many of the available drugs. In this study, we investigated the anti-leishmanial properties of 30 medicinally important plants from the VL endemic area of Bihar, India and compared them to two available anti-leishmanial drugs (sodium antimony gluconate and amphotericin… CONTINUE READING
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