Experimental treatment with sodium stibogluconate of hamsters infected with Leishmania (Leishmania) chagasi and Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis Tratamento experimental com stibogluconato de sódio em hamsters infectados com Leishmania (Leishmania) chagasi e Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis

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Figueiredo, Elizabeth M. de; Silva, Jaime Costa e; Brazil, Reginaldo P.;
(1999)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (SBMT)
  • Journal: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (issn: 0037-8682, eissn: 1678-9849)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0037-86821999000200012
  • Subject: Sodium stibogluconate | Treatment | RC955-962 | Leishmania | Tratamento | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Stibogluconato de sódio
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

The present paper reports the experimental treatment of hamsters infected with Leishmania chagasi and Leishmania amazonensis with sodium stibogluconate (20mg/kg/day x 20 days). Only with L. chagasi did the treatment result in the complete elimination of parasites from t... View more