The effect of chronic lead exposure on the course of schistosomiasis in hamsters and the protective effect of the antioxidant preparation 'Antox'.

@article{ElGohary2003TheEO,
  title={The effect of chronic lead exposure on the course of schistosomiasis in hamsters and the protective effect of the antioxidant preparation 'Antox'.},
  author={Mona Sayed El-Gohary and Alla Talal Yassin and Magda A. F. Shalaby},
  journal={Human & experimental toxicology},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 9},
  pages={
          481-90
        }
}
Eighty adult male hamsters were used in this study, 20 of them were divided equally into a noninfected, nontreated control group and chronic lead exposed groups, which were given lead acetate intraperitoneally, dissolved in distilled water, 2 mg/kg/day for seven weeks. Then, two experiments were carried out on the remaining animals. Each experiment included 30 animals and was divided equally into three groups. Experiment A was carried out on the following groups: Schistosoma mansoni infected… CONTINUE READING
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