In vitro efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy against Leishmania tropica promastigotes and amastigotes


Koru O., ÖZKOÇ S., Simsek K., Mert G., Ay H., TÖZ S., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.42, no.4, pp.705-711, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1104-59
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.705-711
  • Keywords: Hyperbaric oxygen, Leishmania tropica, cytotoxicity, HYDROGEN-PEROXIDE, CUTANEOUS LEISHMANIASIS, VISCERAL LEISHMANIASIS, DRUG-RESISTANCE, DONOVANI, MECHANISMS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: To assess the efficiency of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy on L. tropica, which is the major causative agent of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Turkey.