antivenene


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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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66) Although Tidswell carried out successful demonstrations on rabbits, there is no evidence to suggest that he administered his antivenene to humans.
Morgan, director of CSL, they released a tiger snake antivenene in 1930, although it was another two years before the serum was being produced 'upon a routine basis'.
In 1934 CSL established a separate Antivenene Research Department, with production being undertaken by J.
Ironically, Worrell was bitten by the first tiger snake he 'milked' for CSL, (81) while in 1956 Ram Chandra's life was only saved by taipan antivenene produced from the very snake which bit him.
By confirming his own supposition Chandra almost certainly saved a number of lives as far south as northern New South Wales, (86) but it was Budden's death which focused close attention on the taipan and resulted in Australia's second specific antivenene being released in 1955.
While Thomas Eades had optimistically claimed in early 1929 that an antivenene for this species would be available the following year, (89) it did not become a reality until 1958.