The ajmaline test as a method to disclose latent experimental Chagas' heart disease


Forty-one chronicallyT. cruzi-infected male adult albino rats with normal resting ECG were submitted to the ajmaline test (1 mg/kg body weight injected into the dorsal vein of the penis). Twenty-one similar noninfected animals served as controls. Ajmaline induced the following ECG alterations in control rats: A decrease in heart rate, an increase in heart… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01883861


6 Figures and Tables