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Research & Reviews  69 results

Long-term antibody response and protective effect induced by attenuated scorpion toxins...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.imbio.2021.152108
Immunobiology Boussag-Abib L, Laraba-Djebari F

Jul 12th, 2021 - In Algeria, Androctonus australis hector scorpion envenomation remains a major problem of public health because of non-efficient therapy. The development of safe vaccine against scorpion venom could be one key strategy for the envenomation prevent...

Clinical Effects and Predictive Factors Affecting the Clinical Severity of Scorpion Env...
https://doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fmab053
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics; Çelik E, Çağlar A et. al.

Jul 3rd, 2021 - Scorpion envenomation is a common medical emergency in many countries, including Turkey. Severe systemic symptoms occur more easily in children and mortality rates are higher. The aim of this study is to describe the clinical effects and predictiv...

Interleukin-1 receptor-induced PGE2 production controls acetylcholine-mediated cardiac ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7595177
Nature Communications; Reis MB, Rodrigues FL et. al.

Oct 30th, 2020 - Scorpion envenomation is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among accidents caused by venomous animals. Major clinical manifestations that precede death after scorpion envenomation include heart failure and pulmonary edema. Here, we demons...

Echocardiographic Evaluation of the Response to Prazosin Treatment in Scorpion Sting.
https://doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fmaa063
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics; Abdel Baseer KA, Aboelela MG et. al.

Oct 3rd, 2020 - Scorpion envenomation is a major public health problem in children that can induce lethal neurological, respiratory and cardiovascular complications. We aimed to evaluate cardiovascular complications with a follow-up of envenomed children for 1 mo...

Tityus stigmurus venom causes genetic damage in blood and testicular cells and affects ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2020.07.006
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Silva MA, Souza TG et. al.

Jul 14th, 2020 - Scorpion envenomation represents an important health problem in many parts of the world, due to the high number and severity of accidents. Recent studies demonstrated that some species can produce venoms with genetic damage potential. Here, we eva...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

A Trial of Equine F (ab')2 Antivenom for Treatment of Scorpion Envenomation in Morocco
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01336660

Dec 13th, 2018 - In an effort to shorten hospital stay and to further decrease mortality, a new antivenom has been developed. This antivenom is a third generation F(ab')2 "fabotherapeutic" agent.It is administered intravenously which should lead to rapid neutraliz...

Open Label Study of Alacramyn® in Pediatric Patients With Scorpion Sting Envenomation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01599923

May 16th, 2012 - The purpose of this open label, confirmatory, controlled clinical trial in Mexico was to provide additional data safety and efficacy of Alacramyn® for treatment of patients envenomed by scorpion sting. This study took place at Morelos Children's H...

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News  2 results

What’s Eating You? The South African Fattail Scorpion Revisited
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/209338/infectious-diseases/whats-eating-you-south-african-fattail-scorpion/page/0/2?channel=271

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Pain Relief Most patients cannot tolerate an ice pack because of severe hyperesthesia. Infiltration of the local sting site with an anesthetic generally is safe and can provide some local pain relief.

FDA Approves First-Ever Antivenom for Scorpion Stings
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/747536

Aug 4th, 2011 - August 4, 2011 (Tucson, Arizona) — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the first time yesterday approved an antivenom specifically for the treatment of Centruroides scorpion stings. "This is an historic event," Leslie Boyer, MD, lead inv...

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