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Table 4 Effect of S. guineense extract on survival time in the suppressive test

From: Antimalarial activity of Syzygium guineense during early and established Plasmodium infection in rodent models

Treatment Group Dose Mean Survival times (days)
DW (negative control) Group I 0.5 ml 7 ± 0.70
S. guineense leaf extract Group II 200 mg/kg 8 ± 1.73ns
Group III 400 mg/kg 8.2 ± 1.30ns
Group IV 600 mg/kg 10.8 ± 2.59*
Chloroquine (standard) Group V 10 mg/kg 28 ± 0.00*, **, ***, ****
  1. DW distilled water
  2. Values are expressed as means ± SEM, n = 5, ns = not significant, * = p < 0.05 compared to negative control, ** = p < 0.05 compared to 200 mg/kg, *** = p < 0.05 compared to 400 mg/kg, **** = p < 0.05 compared to 600 mg/kg of the extract