J. K. Gikunju, J. M. Mbaria, W. Mureithi, M. N. Kyule, J. J. McDermott and T. E. Maitho (1995). Water Fluoride in Molo Division of Nakuru District Kenya. Fluoride, 28(1): 17-20.

Citation:
MUCUNU DRMBARIAJ. "J. K. Gikunju, J. M. Mbaria, W. Mureithi, M. N. Kyule, J. J. McDermott and T. E. Maitho (1995). Water Fluoride in Molo Division of Nakuru District Kenya. Fluoride, 28(1): 17-20.". In: Fluoride. Kluwer Academic Publishers; 1995.

Abstract:

ABSTRACT: The efficacies of pyrethrum marc and of albendazole against experimental sheep gastrointestinal nematode infection were compared. Sheep were infected orally with 10000 larvae (Haemonchus spp. (60.1%), Oesophagostomum spp. (13.9%), Trichostrongylus spp. (13.2%), Cooperia spp. (8.3%), Nematodirus spp. (3.5%), Strongyloides spp. (0.8%) and Ostertagia spp. (0.2%)). Faecal egg count reduction in albendazole-treated sheep was 100% by day 4 following treatment, compared to 37.03%, 31.3%, 38.9% and 51.8% on days 4, 6, 8 and 10 in pyrethrum marc-treated sheep. These reductions were statistically significant on days 8 and 10 post-treatment (p<0.05). The potential for using pyrethrins for helminth treatment is discussed.

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