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A new Pan African polyspecific antivenom developed in response to the antivenom crisis in Africa.

Abstract:

Currently there is a crisis in the supply of antivenom for treatment of snake bite in sub-Saharan Africa. Commercial pressures have resulted in the reduction or even cessation of production of antivenom by European manufacturers while continued production of antivenom in Africa has been threatened by the privatisation of the only remaining company based in Africa. As a consequence, there has been an increase in snake bite morbidity and mortality in many African countries. Two Latin American a...

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Renjifo, JM More by this author
Harrison, RA More by this author
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Journal:
Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology
Volume:
42
Issue:
1
Pages:
35-41
Publication date:
2003-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-3150
ISSN:
0041-0101
URN:
uuid:5e62d50e-badd-4d6e-9518-047f7f4c5cfb
Source identifiers:
61005
Local pid:
pubs:61005

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