African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2205

Table of Content: 15 January 2016; 10(2)

January 2016

Susceptibility of Blastocystis hominis to monolaurine (Lauric acid), lactoferine (Lactobacillus acidophillus) and metronidazole: An in vitro and in vivo studies

Blastocystis hominis is an unusual enteric protozoan of human and animals. Natural products are not only the basis for traditional or ethnic medicine, but also provides highly successful new regimen for human welfare. Meronidazole constitutes a mainstay and is also traditionally considered first line therapy for treatment of Blastocystosis. However, the therapy is complicated due to different dosages and regimens...

Author(s): Soad Ismail,  Iman Ali, Neimat Amer, Zeinab Fahmy, Magda Azmy and Mona Magdy