Experimental study on the possible profilatic action of the gentian's violet in the toxoplasma transmission through blood transfusion

Pedro Luiz Silva Pinto Vicente Amato Neto Maria Irma Seixas Duarte José Xavier Cotrim Antonio Augusto Baillot Moreira Eunice José de Sant'ana Rubens Campos About the authors

The Authors proposed a study for the evaluation of the prevention of toxoplasmose transmission through blood transfusion by the gentian's violet as has been made for Chagas's Disease. Experiments with mice showed that the gentian's violet added to the blood in the concentration of 1/1000 keeped in refrigerator for 48h prevents the transmission.

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