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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In 1981, the World Health Organization adopted the English terms venom and antivenom, replacing the terms venin and antivenin, or venen and antivenene. Antivenoms have been created for dozens of poisonous snakes, spiders, and scorpions around the world.
Primarily working with cobra venom, Calmette immunised a number of horses and from these he was able to produce the world's first antivenene, 'serum antivenimeux', in 1894.
Martin, it was Frank Tidswell of the New South Wales Department of Health who produced Australia's first antivenene. On 7 June 1898 Tidswell injected a horse with 0.5 milligrams of tiger snake venom, administered subcutaneously in saline.
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.