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Research & Reviews  612 results

Viper venoms drive the macrophages and hepatocytes to sequester and clear platelets: no...
Archives of Toxicology; Shen C, Liu M et. al.

Sep 15th, 2021 - Venomous snakebites cause clinical manifestations that range from local to systemic and are considered a significant global health challenge. Persistent or refractory thrombocytopenia has been frequently reported in snakebite patients, especially ...

Investigating myotoxicity following Australian red-bellied black snake (Pseudechis porp...
PloS One; Sanhajariya S, Duffull SB et. al.

Sep 11th, 2021 - Myotoxicity is one of the common clinical manifestations of red-bellied black snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus) envenomation characterised by elevated creatine kinase (CK) concentrations of greater than 1000 U/L. This study aimed to investigate the ...

Epidemiology of snake envenomation from Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Ceron K, Vieira C et. al.

Sep 9th, 2021 - Snake envenomation is considered a public health problem in tropical countries, where they occur in a high incidence. The present study reports the snake envenomation that occurred in Mato Grosso do Sul state (Brazil) between 2007 and 2017. Epidem...

Viscerocutaneous Loxoscelism Manifesting with Myocarditis: A Case Report.
The American Journal of Case Reports; Langner TR, Ganatra HA et. al.

Aug 29th, 2021 - BACKGROUND Envenomation from the brown recluse spider (Loxosceles reclusa) is described to cause both local and systemic symptoms. We report a case of an adolescent boy who developed severe systemic loxoscelism, and his clinical course was complic...

Therapeutic plasma exchange for envenomation: Is it reasonable?
Transfusion and Apheresis Science : Official Journal of T... Berber I, Korkmaz S et. al.

Aug 26th, 2021 - The incidence of poisoning due to snakebite and Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), referred to as 'envenomation', varies according to the region, and many deaths occur every year. Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) is a method of extracorporea...

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Guidelines  1 results

Unified treatment algorithm for the management of crotaline snakebite in the United Sta...
BMC Emergency Medicine; Lavonas EJ, Ruha AM et. al.

Feb 5th, 2011 - Envenomation by crotaline snakes (rattlesnake, cottonmouth, copperhead) is a complex, potentially lethal condition affecting thousands of people in the United States each year. Treatment of crotaline envenomation is not standardized, and significa...

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News  10 results

What’s Eating You? Human Body Lice (Pediculus humanus corporis)

Mar 5th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosis can be reached by visualizing adult lice, nymphs, or viable nits on the body or more commonly within inner clothing seams; nits also fluoresce under Wood light. 15 Although dermoscopy has proven useful for increased sensitivity.

What’s Eating You? Dusky Pigmy Rattlesnake Envenomation and Management

Nov 5th, 2019 - Antivenom Therapy Crotalidae polyvalent immune fab is an antivenom comprised of purified, sheep-derived fab IgG fragments and was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2000 for the treatment of North American crotalid envenomation. 12,.

What’s Eating You? The South African Fattail Scorpion Revisited

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.

Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared to Confront Spider Bites?

May 12th, 2017 - Initial pain at the bite site is generally trivial and may go unnoticed. It is commonly described as a pinch or pinprick; however, infants may present with unexplained crying. Within about 1 hour, systemic symptoms begin and may last for a few day...

Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared to Confront Snakebites?

Jan 10th, 2017 - Most snakebites are innocuous and are delivered by nonvenomous species. North America is home to 25 species of venomous snakes. Worldwide, only about 15% of the more than 3000 species of snakes are considered dangerous to humans. Although death is...

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