Pulmonary edema in mice infected with Plasmodium berghei. Involvement of catecholamines

Experientia. 1984 Mar 15;40(3):301-2. doi: 10.1007/BF01947593.

Abstract

Mice inoculated with Plasmodium berghei developed a drastic and significant pulmonary edema. Treatment of animals with phenoxybenzamine rendered mice hyporeactive to this physiopathological alteration.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Catecholamines / metabolism*
  • Malaria / complications*
  • Male
  • Mice
  • Phenoxybenzamine / therapeutic use
  • Plasmodium berghei
  • Pulmonary Edema / etiology*
  • Pulmonary Edema / metabolism
  • Pulmonary Edema / prevention & control

Substances

  • Catecholamines
  • Phenoxybenzamine