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Fig. 5 | BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies

Fig. 5

From: Essential oils from Syzygium aromaticum and Zingiber officinale, administered alone or in combination with benznidazole, reduce the parasite load in mice orally inoculated with Trypanosoma cruzi II

Fig. 5

Number of parasite equivalent by mL of DNA detected by real-time quantitative PCR in blood of mice inoculated with Trypanosoma cruzi (Y strain - TcII) and treated with 100 mg/kg/day of benznidazole (BZ), essential oil (CEO or GEO), or the combination of the two (BZ + EO) for 20 consecutive days and in untreated controls (NT). a - Syzygium aromaticum (CEO), b - Zingiber officinalle (GEO). Columns with different letters (a, b and c) show significant differences (p < 0.0001)

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