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Table 2 Parasitemia status, survival time and percentage suppression of parasitemia in infected Swiss albino mice treated with khat extract in the 4 day suppressive test

From: Effect of chronic khat (Catha edulis, Forsk) use on outcome of Plasmodium berghei ANKA infection in Swiss albino mice

Group Antimalarial activities on day-4 p.i Survival time (day)
% Parasitemia (Mean ± SEM) % suppression/ inhibition
Control 21.36 ± 1.32 0.00 8.3 ± 0.11
100 mg/kg 20.7 ± 0.87 3.09 10.8 ± 0.23*
500 mg/kg 19.7 ± 0.65 7.77 11.16 ± 0.68*
1000 mg/kg 19.3 ± 0.22 9.64 13.7 ± 0.52*
CQ (25 mg/kg) 0.00 100 30 ± 0.00
  1. *showed significant difference at P < 0.001, (Kaplan Meier survival analysis, Mantel-Cox Log-rank test) from values of the control.