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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1349198
Description: Antivenom therapy is currently the standard practice for treating neuromuscular dysfunction in snake envenoming. We reviewed the clinical and experimental evidence-base for the efficacy and effectiven... More
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1354261
Description: Latrodectism or envenomation by widow-spiders is common and clinically significant worldwide. Alpha-latrotoxin is the mammalian-specific toxin in the venom that results in toxic effects observed in hu... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1326156
Description: There is limited information on the cross-neutralisation of neurotoxic venoms with antivenoms. Cross-neutralisation of the in vitro neurotoxicity of four Asian and four Australian snake venoms, four p... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1345157
Description: Venom detection is crucial for confirmation of envenomation and snake type in snake-bite patients. Enzyme immunoassay (EIA) is used to detect venom, but antivenom in samples prevents venom detection. ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: thesis
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1314547
Description: Research Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1338606
Description: Context: Russells viper is more medically important than any other Asian snake, due to number of envenomings and fatalities. Russells viper populations in South India and Sri Lanka (Daboia russelii... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1323267
Description: Envenoming by the Australian red-bellied black snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus) causes non-specific systemic symptoms, anticoagulant coagulopathy, myotoxicity and local effects. Current manageme... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: dataset
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1063469
Description: Data for all patients including demographics for each patient and serial antivenom concentrations for each patient set up in a NONMEM style pharmacokinetic analysis datafile.
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1333337
Description: Detection of recurrent venom post-antivenom in snake envenoming is commonly reported and thought to be due to insufficient antivenom. However, relatively few reports of recurrence have venom measureme... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1330503
Description: Context: Serum sickness is a delayed immune reaction resulting from the injection of foreign protein or serum. Antivenom is known to cause serum sickness but the incidence and characteristics are poor... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1342074
Description: BACKGROUND: Snake venom induced consumption coagulopathy is a major systemic effect of envenoming. Observational studies suggest that antivenom improves outcomes for venom induced consumption coagulop... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1302772
Description: There is evidence of cross-neutralisation between common toxin groups in snake venoms and therefore the potential for antivenoms to be effective against species they are not raised against. Here we pr... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045860
Description: The measurement of free venom with enzyme immunoassay in serum of patients with snake envenoming is used to confirm snake identification and to determine if sufficient antivenom has been given. Recent... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1048068
Description: Diagnosis of snake envenomation is challenging but critical for deciding on antivenom use. Phospholipase A₂ enzymes occur commonly in snake venoms and we hypothesized that phospholipase activity detec... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1045946
Description: Context: Myotoxicity is a common clinical effect of snake envenoming and results from either local or systemic myotoxins in snake venoms. Although numerous myotoxins have been isolated from snake veno... More
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