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Table 5 Effect of the chloroform fraction of Croton macrostachys on on rectal temperature of Plasmodium berghei infected mice in the Rane’s test

From: In vivo antimalarial activity of the crude leaf extract and solvent fractions of Croton macrostachyus Hocsht. (Euphorbiaceae) against Plasmodium berghei in mice

Group Day 0 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7
Control 37.25±0.21 34.05±0.15 34.08±0.19 33.48±0.26 33.53±0.21 32.75±0.16
CM200 37.48±0.3 33.38±0.21 34.48±0.33 34.76±0.27 35.62±0.26 36.43±0.24a3,b1
CM400 37.48±0.22 33.38±0.38 34.53±0.37 34.15±0.23 36.05±0.25 36.62±0.21a3
CM600 37.50± 0.21 33.64±0.32 33.91±0.26 35.74±0.14 36.50±0.28 36.91±0.13a3
CQ25 37.32±0.23 33.92±0.32 34.67±0.24 35.65±0.29 37.13±0.19 37.40±0.19a3
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM for six mice per group; a = compared to controls, b = to chloroquine 25 mg/kg; 1 = p<0.05; 3=p<0.001, CQ = chloroquine.