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Ending the drought: new strategies for improving the flow of affordable, effective antivenoms in Asia and Africa.

Abstract:

The development of snake antivenoms more than a century ago should have heralded effective treatment of the scourge of snakebite envenoming in impoverished, mostly rural populations around the world. That snakebite still exists today, as a widely untreated illness that maims, kills and terrifies men, women and children in vulnerable communities, is a cruel anachronism. Antivenom can be an effective, safe and affordable treatment for snakebites, but apathy, inaction and the politicisation of p...

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10.1016/j.jprot.2011.05.027

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Williams, DJ More by this author
Gutiérrez, JM More by this author
Calvete, JJ More by this author
Wüster, W More by this author
Ratanabanangkoon, K More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of proteomics
Volume:
74
Issue:
9
Pages:
1735-1767
Publication date:
2011-08-05
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EISSN:
1876-7737
ISSN:
1874-3919
URN:
uuid:7a2d7153-0e08-4689-a057-e48610dbf035
Source identifiers:
179378
Local pid:
pubs:179378

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