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Studies on schistosomiasis. XIV. Effects of cortisone Upon the Schistosoma mansoni burden in mice

, : Studies on schistosomiasis. XIV. Effects of cortisone Upon the Schistosoma mansoni burden in mice. Journal of Parasitology. 45: 4, Sect 2, 16-17

Male mice (CFW strain) were given 0.5 mg. doses of cortisone acetate Merck at different times with varying totals in relation to initial infection with Schistosoma mansoni and controls were injected with physiological saline. All groups of mice treated with cortisone showed a small but statistically significant reduction in worm burden, regardless of the time factor. N. A.


DOI: 10.1016/0014-4894(60)90030-8

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