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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 3 Effect of EESAL on malaria parasitemia of Plasmodium berghei-infected mice

From: Sida acuta Burm.f. leaves ethanol extract ameliorates haematological and biochemical alterations induced by Plasmodium berghei ANKA-65 in mice

Groups Day 0 Malaria parasitaemia (%) Day 4 Malaria parasitaemia (%) Chemosuppression
(%)
Normal control 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a
Negative control 45.75 ± 8.18b 81.75 ± 2.06f
MP + 140 mg/kg b.w. of Artemether 42.50 ± 6.45b 10.50 ± 4.12e 75.29 ± 3.61a
MP + 200 mg/kg b.w. EESAL 48.25 ± 6.34b 5.00 ± 0.82d 89.64 ± 5.74b
MP + 400 mg/kg b.w. EESAL 49.50 ± 4.20b 2.00 ± 0.22c 95.95 ± 3.71bc
MP + 600 mg/kg b.w. EESAL 47.75 ± 3.86b 1.25 ± 0.50b 97.38 ± 1.87c
  1. Results are expressed in Means ± SD (n = 6); At p < 0.05, mean values with different letters of the alphabets (a, b, c, d …) as superscripts in a column are statically different while mean values with similar alphabets are not statistically different