Oltipraz treatment in experimental schistosomiasis mansoni:VII. Effect of high dose oral therapy on alkaline phosphatase level in livers of infected mice.


Biochemical estimation of alkaline phosphatase (AP) in livers of mice experimentally infected with the Egyptian strain of S. mansoni before and after oltipraz treatment was carried out. The drug was given in a single oral dose of 500 mg/kg body weight. The results revealed that the drug led to gradual reduction in the AP mean level after 20 and 30 days from… (More)