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Table 1 Effect of extract of C. swynnertonii on parasitaemia in mice infected with T. congolense

From: In vivo effect of Commiphora swynnertonii ethanolic extracts on Trypanosoma congolense and selected immunological components in mice

   Parasitaemia level (logarithm number)/ml
Days G2 G1 G5 G7 G8
0 5.4 ± 0.00 5.4 ± 0.00 5.46 ± 0.134 5.4 ± 0.00 5.4 ± 0.00
1 5.7 ± 0.3* 6.84 ± 0.39 4.56 ± 2.56 7.14 ± 0.65 2.16 ± 2.96*
2 6.98 ± 0.38 7.02 ± 0.94 4.62 ± 2.60* 7.62 ± 0.34 3.66 ± 3.45*
3 7.8 ± 0.3 7.28 ± 1.08 3.48 ± 3.19* 7.98 ± 0.34 0.00 ± 0.00*
4 8 ± 0.35 8.03 ± 0.29 4.5 ± 2.55* 8.04 ± 0.25 0.00 ± 0.00*
6 7.7 ± 0.62 7.5 ± 0.42 7.98 ± 0.16 7.88 ± 0.29 0.00 ± 0.00*
12 8.1 ± 0.3 7.2 ± 0.55 6.72 ± 1.09 7.95 ± 0.17 0.00 ± 0.00*
17 8 ± 0.17 7.95 ± 0.17 7.74 ± 0.13 7.95 ± 0.30 2.16 ± 2.96*
35 8 ± 0.00 7.88 ± 0.29 8 ± 0.15 8.03 ± 0.15 3.18 ± 4.36
  1. Values are mean ± STDEV; Day 0: the day treatment started; STDEV: standard deviation; G2, G1, G5: the groups that received ethanolic stem bark extract of C. swynnertonii at rate of 2000 mg/kg, 1500 mg/kg, 1000 mg/kg respectively, 8 hourly for 3 days; G7: infected-untreated group; G8: group that received diminazene diaceturate at rate of 3.5 mg/kg; Superscript “*”indicate significance at P < 0.05 compared to untreated group