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Innovative immunization strategies for antivenom development
Snakes, scorpions, and spiders are venomous animals that pose a threat to human health, and severe envenomings from the bites or stings of these animals must be treated with antivenom. Current antivenoms are based on ...
The 6th international conference on envenomation by Snakebites and Scorpion Stings in Africa: A crucial step for the management of envenomation
During the 6th International Conference on Envenomation by Snakebites and Scorpion Stings in Africa held in Abidjan, from 1 to 5 June 2015, the measures for the management of envenomation were discussed and new recommendations ...
Pharmacokinetics of whole IgG equine antivenom: comparison between normal and envenomed rabbits
Pharmacokinetics of antivenoms has been mainly studied in normal animals, whereas very little is known on pharmacokinetics in envenomed animals. The aim of this study was to compare pharmacokinetic parameters of whole IgG ...
Envenomation caused by Latrodectus geometricus in São Paulo state, Brazil: a case report
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Centro de Estudos de Venenos e Animais Peçonhentos (CEVAP), 2009-01-01)
Widow spiders (Latrodectus spp.), also known as "black widows", have a worldwide distribution and can cause latrodectism. To the best of our knowledge, in Brazil, only one case of Latrodectus geometricus (Koch, 1841) ...
Envenomation by a benthic Hydrozoa (Cnidaria): the case of Nemalecium lighti (Haleciidae)
(Elsevier B.V., 2002-02-01)
A case of envenomation caused by the Nemalecium lighti is described. The hydrozoan species lives in many kinds of substrates, being quite common in tropical shallow water. The patient, a marine biologist, had contact with ...
Current challenges for confronting the public health problem of snakebite envenoming in Central America
Snakebite envenoming is a serious public health problem in Central America, where approximately 5,500 cases occur every year. Panama has the highest incidence and El Salvador the lowest. The majority, and most severe, cases ...
Reducing the impact of snakebite envenoming in Latin America and the Caribbean: achievements and challenges ahead
Snakebite envenoming constitutes an important public health problem in Latin America and some countries of the Caribbean. The advances and pending tasks in the study and control of this neglected tropical disease in ...
Coagulopathy as the main systemic manifestation after envenoming by a juvenile South American rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus terrificus): Case report
(Informa HealthcareNew YorkEUA, 2013)
Compartment syndrome after Bothrops jararaca snakebite: monitoring, treatment, and outcome
(Informa HealthcareNew YorkEUA, 2010)