Accession Number:

ADA043570

Title:

Chemotherapy Studies on Schistosomiasis

Descriptive Note:

Annual technical rept. 1 Jul 1975-30 Jun 1976

Corporate Author:

BRASILIA UNIV (BRAZIL)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

The University of Brasilia and USAMRU WRAIR Brasilia tested 1,478 compounds for prophylactic and curative activity against schistosomiasis in mice. The drugs were screened for prophylactic activity by the mortality test system. The test results were 1 1091 drugs were negative, 2 377 drugs were toxic, and 3 10 drugs were active all discreet compounds. The sixteen drugs tested in the primary curative test were inactive.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE