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Table 1 Changes in the wet weight of Echinococcus multilocularis metacestodes in mice after treatment with verapamil (Vepm) for 4 months

From: Anti-echinococcal effect of verapamil involving the regulation of the calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II response in vitro and in a murine infection model

Group No. of mice Dose Cyst weight (g) (mean ± SD)
Infected 5 NA 5.90 ± 0.75
ABZ 5 40 mg/kg per day 1.04 ± 0.14*
Vepm 5 40 mg/kg per day 0.98 ± 0.33*
  1. ABZ Albendazole, NA not available
  2. P < 0.05 (statistical analysis was performed by comparison with the infected group)