antivenin

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an antitoxin that counteracts the effects of venom from the bite of a snake or insect or other animal

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A reasonable number of people get bitten every year, but basically nobody dies from it anymore because of the wide availability of anti-venom," Hedin said.
In terms of anti-venom type, the global market is bifurcated into polyvalent and monovalent anti-venom.
One major problem is economics; developing anti-venoms for each individual snake species is time-consuming (often involving the collection of antibodies from horses in Mexico or Australia which have been previously injected with the venom) and, therefore, expensive.
To step up on its efforts, Panasonic also installed a refrigerator in the village's meeting area to store anti-venom drugs.
The anti-venom effect is much higher for E1 than E2 after incubation and it is similar for both extract without prior incubation (Fig.
Furthemore, Evangelista said he had ordered the City Veterinary Office and the Public Safety Office to purchase anti-venom vaccines so they could immediately respond to snake bites.
and the Asiatic cobras: In these snakes, populations of very similar species have been shown to result in radically different symptoms, and the venom of one population may be poorly neutralized by anti-venom raised against the venom of another.
waists, anti-venom in a phial around their necks, each with a pencil, a
Similarly type of in- hospital treatment like giving of anti-venom serum and total duration of hospital stay in each patient was also recorded.
He added: "If you weren't able to get anti-venom within those six hours, it can lead to paralysis and, in some cases, it can lead to death.
He further directed that medicines for the treatment of diseases caused by flood, anti-venom vaccine and other relief items be kept in stand-by position.
The GDN earlier reported that Bahrain does not have stocks of anti-venom to treat Black Widow bites, so people are being warned to steer clear of the creepy-crawlies.
Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney's relentlessly un-romantic sit-com is like an anti-venom to all that syrup we've had poured into our eyes for years.
Extract of Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn was declared the best anti-venom as reference standard however isolation and identification of bioactive constituent(s) is necessary for complete treatment of snake bite envenomation.