Oral dosing with papaya latex is an effective anthelmintic treatment for sheep infected with Haemonchus contortus

@inproceedings{Buttle2011OralDW,
  title={Oral dosing with papaya latex is an effective anthelmintic treatment for sheep infected with Haemonchus contortus},
  author={David J. Buttle and Jerzy M Behnke and Yvonne Bartley and Hany M. Elsheikha and David Jon Bartley and Martin C Garnett and Alison A Donnan and Frank Jackson and Ann E Lowe and Ian R Duce},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2011}
}
The cysteine proteinases in papaya latex have been shown to have potent anthelmintic properties in monogastric hosts such as rodents, pigs and humans, but this has not been demonstrated in ruminants. In two experiments, sheep were infected concurrently with 5,000 infective larvae of Haemonchus contortus and 10,000 infective larvae of Trichostrongylus colubriformis and were then treated with the supernatant from a suspension of papaya latex from day 28 to day 32 post-infection. Faecal egg counts… CONTINUE READING

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