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Neutralization of local tissue damage induced by Bothrops asper (terciopelo) snake venom
Local tissue damage represents a serious consequence of Bothrops asper envenomations. It encompasses a complex series of alterations, including myonecrosis, dermonecrosis, hemorrhage and edema. Due to its rapid development ...
Anti-human erythrocyte antibodies in horse-derived antivenoms used in the treatment of snakebite envenomations
This work examined the presence of antibodies reacting with human erythrocytes in horse-derived antivenoms used in the treatment of snakebite envenomations, and assessed the efficacy of various fractionation protocols in ...
Trends in Snakebite Envenomation Therapy: Scientific, Technological and Public Health Considerations
The therapy of snakebite envenomation has been based on the parenteral administration of animal-derived antivenoms. Despite the success of this treatment at reducing the impact of snakebite mortality and morbidity, mostly ...