Experts and Doctors on parasitic sensitivity tests in Nigeria


Locale: Nigeria
Topic: parasitic sensitivity tests

Top Publications

  1. Adewunmi C, Agbedahunsi J, Adebajo A, Aladesanmi A, Murphy N, Wando J. Ethno-veterinary medicine: screening of Nigerian medicinal plants for trypanocidal properties. J Ethnopharmacol. 2001;77:19-24 pubmed
    ..71 and 246.8 indicating bright prospects for the development of some of these extracts as potential trypanocidal agents. ..
  2. Gbolade A, Adeyemi A. Anthelmintic activities of three medicinal plants from Nigeria. Fitoterapia. 2008;79:223-5 pubmed publisher
    ..mombin which exhibited comparatively higher efficacy (34-44 min paralysis time and 105 min death time for the leaf) at lower concentrations of 10-20 mg/ml were adjudged the outstanding anthelmintics of plant origin accordingly. ..
  3. Omisore N, Adewunmi C, Iwalewa E, Ngadjui B, Adenowo T, Abegaz B, et al. Antitrichomonal and antioxidant activities of Dorstenia barteri and Dorstenia convexa. Braz J Med Biol Res. 2005;38:1087-94 pubmed
    ..The antitrichomonal and antioxidant activities shown by the extracts and compounds in this study are consistent with the ethnomedicinal and local use of the Dorstenia species studied...
  4. Gbolade A, Adeyemi A. Investigation of in vitro anthelmintic activities of Pycnanthus angolensis and Sphenocentrum jollyanum. Fitoterapia. 2008;79:220-2 pubmed publisher
    ..001), while fruit ethanolic extract of S. jollyanum was also more potent than the seed extract. When compared with other worms, S. jollyanum fruit extract showed the greatest activity on wireworms when tested at 80 mg/ml...
  5. Uzochukwu B, Obikeze E, Onwujekwe O, Onoka C, Griffiths U. Cost-effectiveness analysis of rapid diagnostic test, microscopy and syndromic approach in the diagnosis of malaria in Nigeria: implications for scaling-up deployment of ACT. Malar J. 2009;8:265 pubmed publisher
    ..1% and, therefore, a very good strategy for diagnosis of malaria in Nigeria. There is opportunity for cost savings if rapid diagnostic tests are introduced in health facilities in Nigeria for case management of malaria. ..
  6. Adamu M, Oshadu O, Ogbaje C. Anthelminthic efficacy of aqueous extract of Acanthus montanus leaf against strongylid nematodes of small ruminants. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2010;7:279-85 pubmed
    ..63%) was comparable to the standard anthelminthic (albendazole) at 12.50mg/ml (92.28%). These findings showed that there is a pharmacological basis for the folkloric claim of the anthelminthic effect of Acanthus montanus...