Figure 5.

Toludine stain (×200) of infected untreated liver sections of mice killed 10 (a) and 18 (b) wks PI showing moderate number of positively stained mast cells at granuloma sites (arrows). Sections taken from livers of mice treated with PZQ (500 mg/kg/day for 2 days) showing mild positively stained mast cells (a, b arrows). Sections taken from livers of mice treated with silymarin (750 mg/kg/day, 5 days/week for 6 weeks) showing few scattered mast cells (a) and scanty (b) positively stained mast cells at granuloma sites (arrows). Sections taken from livers of mice treated with PZQ plus silymarin showing complete absence of stained mast cells at granuloma sites (a) & (b).

El-Lakkany et al. Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:9   doi:10.1186/1756-3305-5-9
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