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Table 2 Behavioural changes observed during acute treatment. N: Normal; D: Decrease; P: Pasty; L: Watery; G: Granular

From: Effects of Vitellaria paradoxa (C.F. Gaertn.) aqueous leaf extract administration on Salmonella typhimurium-infected rats

  Doses (g/kg)
Parameters 0 2 4 8 16 18 20
Gathering N N N N N N N
Locomotion N N N N N N N
Reaction to noise N N N N D D D
Reaction to pinch N N N N D D D
State of tail N N N N N N N
Excrement consistency G G G G P W W
Mortality within 48 h 0 0 0 2 3 4 5