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A randomized blinded clinical trial of two antivenoms, prepared by caprylic acid or ammonium sulphate fractionation of IgG, in Bothrops and Porthidium snake bites in Colombia: correlation between safety and biochemical characteristics of antivenoms
A randomized blinded clinical trial was performed in 53 patients bitten by Bothrops sp. and Porthidium sp. in Antioquia and Chocó, Colombia, in order to compare the efficacy and safety of two antivenoms made of whole IgG ...
Effect of Preservatives on IgG Aggregation, Complement-activating Effect and Hypotensive Activity of Horse Polyvalent Antivenom Used in Snakebite Envenomation
Intravenous administration of antivenoms is associated with early adverse reactions in a number of cases, but the causes of this phenomenon are still unclear. The effect of preservatives (phenol and thimerosal) on IgG ...