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Parasitology Research

, Volume 118, Issue 5, pp 1685–1686 | Cite as

Correction to: In vitro schistosomicidal activity of tamoxifen and its effectiveness in a murine model of schistosomiasis at a single dose

  • Rosimeire N. Oliveira
  • Sheila A. P. Corrêa
  • Karen M. Vieira
  • Tiago Mendes
  • Silmara M. AllegrettiEmail author
  • Danilo C. MiguelEmail author
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Correction to: Parasitology Research

  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-019-06259-0

The original published version of this article contains error in Tables 1 and 2. Correct tables are presented here.
Table 1

Worm recovery from the hepatic portal system and mesenteric intestinal veins of mice experimentally infected with S. mansoni and treated with PBS (control group) or one single dose of 100 mg/kg cTAM

Administration route

Treatment

Warm burden (mean ± SD)

Couples

Males

Females

Total

Total % reduction

Intrapentoneal

Control

8.5 ± 3

5.4 ± 3.1

3.9 ± 1.4

26.3 ± 5.9

eTAM

2.5 ± 1*

1.3 ± 0.9***

0.7 ± 0.7

7 ± 2.3*

73%

Oral

Control

12.2 ± 3.4

5.8 ± 1.9

1.8 ± 0.7

32 ± 6.4

eTAM

6.7 ± 1.9**

0.9 ± 1****

0.5 ± 0.6

14.7 ± 3.5*

54%

Significant reduction when compared with control group, p < 0.05

*p < 0.001

**p = 0.0012

***p = 0.021

****p = 0.0051

Table 2

Development singe of eggs retained in the intestinal tissues (oogram pattern); fecal egg count (EPG, number of eggs per gram of feces); and fecal egg count reduction (%) of mice experimentally infected with S. mansoni and treated with PBS (control group) or one single dose of 100 mg/kg cTAM

Administration route

Treatment

Oogram pattern

EPG

Immature eggs (%)

Mature eggs (%)

Dead ems (%)

Total

% Reduction

Intraperitoneal

Control

68.2 ± 4.6

26.2 ± 4.1

5.8 ± 1.7

1084 ± 322

cTAM

18.1 ± 3.3*

70.5 ± 2*

7.2 ± 2.1

214 ± 53*

80%

Oral

Control

77.6 ± 6

18.4 ± 5.1

4 ± 1.7

1521 ± 339

cTAM

13 ± 6.9*

66 ± 9.6*

13.6 ± 4.5

181 ± 91*

88%

*Significant reduction when compared with control group, p < 0.0001

The original article has been corrected.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Biology Institute, Department of Animal Biology – ParasitologyUniversity of Campinas – UNICAMPCampinasBrazil
  2. 2.Biological and Health Sciences Section, Department of General BiologyPonta Grossa State UniversityPonta GrossaBrazil

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