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Randomized comparative trial of three monospecific antivenoms for bites by the Malayan pit viper (Calloselasma rhodostoma) in southern Thailand: clinical and laboratory correlations.

Abstract:

Three monospecific antivenoms for Malayan pit viper (MPV) (Calloselasma rhodostoma) were compared in Southern Thailand, where this species is the most common cause of snake bite morbidity. Forty-six patients with proved MPV bites and incoagulable blood, indicating systemic envenoming, were randomly allocated for treatment with Thai Red Cross (TRC), Thai Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO), or Twyford Pharmaceutical monospecific antivenoms. Both GPO and Twyford antivenoms produced rap...

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Warrell, DA More by this author
Looareesuwan, S More by this author
Theakston, RD More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division, Biomedical Research Centre
Chanthavanich, P More by this author
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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
35
Issue:
6
Pages:
1235-1247
Publication date:
1986-11-05
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:0af21afc-76cd-487d-9ce0-7bbfcca644d8
Source identifiers:
4586
Local pid:
pubs:4586

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