Parasitology Research

, Volume 79, Issue 3, pp 235–239 | Cite as

Kinetic model of parasite development and of the host microelement content under combined drug treatment

  • A. Damyanova
  • S. Teodorova
  • M. Gabrashanska
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Abstract

The content of nine microelements has been investigated in a parasite—host system by nondestructive neutron activation analysis. A mathematical model has been proposed for the development ofAscaridia galli in the “Leghorn” chocks intestines and for the microelement content dynamics under combined treatment with antiparasite agent and microelements. An analytical solution of the system of nonlinear differential equations has been obtained for the case of simple invasion. The model explains well the experimentally observed process of the change in the microelement content. The recovery constant has been introduced for the damaged by the helminthosis tissue and its value has been determined.

Keywords

Differential Equation Mathematical Model Drug Treatment Kinetic Model Activation Analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Damyanova
    • 1
  • S. Teodorova
    • 1
  • M. Gabrashanska
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Nuclear Research and Nuclear EnergyBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Central Laboratory for HelminthologyBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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