However, our patient was unique in that he was an adolescent, the venom was probably from a western diamondback rattlesnake, and he was treated with crotalidae
polyvalent immune fab (ovine) antivenom.
Una nueva especie de Bothrops lansbergii de la familia Crotalidae
Polyvalent Immune Fab (ovine), an antidote for venomous snakebites from North American pit vipers, or crotalids (rattlesnakes, copperheads and cottonmouths/water moccasins), usually is available at emergency facilities in hospitals.
The highly accessible text describes the behavior and care in captivity of venomous snakes from the Elapidae family (cobras, kraits, coral snakes); Viperidae family (adders, vipers); and Crotalidae
Prevalence of Mesocestoides (Eucestoda: Mesocestoididea) tetrathyridia in southern California reptiles with notes on the pathology in the Crotalidae
sirtalis (Linnaeus), common I garter snake Virginia valeriae Baird & Girard, S western earth snake Family Crotalidae
(pit vipers) Agkistrodon controtrix S, WC (Linnaeus), northern copperhead A.