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 spot check revealed that only Snake Venom Antiserum (African) was available at the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency.
Kyriakou express his hope he could meet the agriculture minister and make relevant decisions such as having snake venom antiserum polyvalent at vets to avoid dog poisonings.
Similarly, Sodium Chloride was counted as 3 items ( normal saline, N/ 2 saline and N/ 5 saline) and snake venom antiserum was counted as 2 items ( Polyvalent antisnake venom and Specific antisnake venom) in the 2011list.
Snake venom antiserum: Standard snake venom antiserum (lyophilized) was purchased from the local market manufactured by Bharat Serums and Vaccines Limited Ambernath (E) - 421 501 India.
The patient was given 40 mg polyvalent snake venom antiserum in 100 ml normal saline.