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Treatment of natural ovine malignant theileriosis with a chloroform extract of the plant Peganum harmala : research communication

M. Mirzaiedehaghi
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research | Vol 73, No 2 | a162 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ojvr.v73i2.162 | © 2006 M. Mirzaiedehaghi | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 13 September 2006 | Published: 13 September 2006

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One hundred sheep naturally infected with Theileria lestoquardi were treated with a chloroform extract of the plant Peganum harmala. The treatment was continued for 5 days, the dose of extract being 5 mg/kg per day. Sixty-five of the sheep responded to treatment and recovered but 35 did not and died. The cure rate was 65 %


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