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Envenoming by Bothrops jararaca in Brazil: association between venom antigenaemia and severity at admission to hospital.

Abstract:

The association between the clinical severity of Bothrops jararaca envenoming at admission and serum venom and plasma fibrinogen concentrations before antivenom administration is reported in 137 patients admitted to Hospital Vital Brazil, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, Brazil, between 1989 and 1990. Other variables such as age, gender, site of the bite, use of tourniquet and the time interval between the bite and start of antivenom therapy, spontaneous systemic bleeding, and the 20 minute who...

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França, FO More by this author
Barbaro, KC More by this author
Cardoso, JL More by this author
Sano-Martins, IS More by this author
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
97
Issue:
3
Pages:
312-317
Publication date:
2003
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:77c9dfe9-b544-488a-bf0a-0b8ffd4891e7
Source identifiers:
61014
Local pid:
pubs:61014

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