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Neurotoxicity, haemostatic disturbances and haemolytic anaemia after a bite by a Tunisian saw-scaled or carpet viper (Echis 'pyramidum'-complex): failure of antivenom treatment.

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A young man in Germany was bitten by a large captive saw-scaled viper (Echis 'pyramidum'-complex) of Tunisian origin. During the first few hours after the bite he developed evidence of disseminated intravascular coagulation and fibrinolysis, and bled spontaneously. Despite being given a total of 310 ml of three different Echis-specific antivenoms (together with large amounts of fresh frozen plasma and concentrated clotting factors), venom antigenaemia (measured by enzyme immunoassay) and coag...

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Journal:
Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology
Volume:
32
Issue:
8
Pages:
937-944
Publication date:
1994-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-3150
ISSN:
0041-0101
URN:
uuid:8ee081eb-30d5-46ef-a49e-a8355cd33a7e
Source identifiers:
61166
Local pid:
pubs:61166

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