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In vitro anthelmintic activity of crude bark extracts of Albizia gummifera on Haemonchus contortus

Eguale, T.; Debella, A.; Feleke, A.

Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa 54(3): 168-174

2006


Accession: 012917913

In vitro experiments were conducted to determine the possible anthelmintic effects of crude aqueous and hydro-alcoholic extracts of the bark of A. gummifera on eggs and adult H. contortus. Effective dose 50% (ED50) for egg hatch inhibition of the aqueous extract was 0.67 mg/ml, while that of hydro-alcoholic extract was 0.48 mg/ml. There was no statistically significant difference (P>0.05) between the extract types on egg hatch inhibition.

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