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Research & Reviews  504 results

A retrospective study of antivenom-associated adverse reaction and anaphylaxis at Ngwel...
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Giles T, Čačala SR et. al.

Jul 24th, 2022 - Snakebite victims are commonly seen in KwaZulu-Natal Hospitals, with only a minority of patients requiring antivenom. This study reviewed antivenom-associated adverse events at our institution, after administration of the South African Vaccine Pro...

An immunodetection assay developed using cobra cytotoxin-specific antibodies: Potential...
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Ong HL, Tan CH et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2022 - Cobra (Naja spp.) envenoming is a life-threatening medical emergency, and a correct diagnosis is crucial to initiating timely and appropriate antivenom treatment. However, snakebite diagnostics remain unavailable in Southeast Asia. This study, the...

A Pilot Study Testing the Novel Use of a Snake Bite Compression Device for Field Hemost...
Military Medicine; Lindquist DG, Valente JH et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2022 - A commercially available snake bite device was pilot tested for novel use as a method of hemostasis and wound repair at a noncompressible site in a live swine model. The device is light, is plastic, uses a hook-and-loop strap attachment, and is ea...

Bites by exotic snakes reported to the UK National Poisons Information Service 2009-2020.
Clinical Toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.); Jagpal PS, Williams HA et. al.

Jul 20th, 2022 - Introduction: Snakebite is recognised as a neglected tropical disease and a cause of substantial morbidity and mortality. Whilst the most medically important snakes are typically native of Asia, Africa, Latin America and Oceania, the possibility o...

"Then they prayed, they did nothing else, they just prayed for the boy and he was well"...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Wood L, Ngari C et. al.

Jul 7th, 2022 - Human-snake interactions are common in tropical regions where subsistence-farming and livestock-herding activities predominate alongside proliferation of snakes. Local beliefs and perceptions about snakes and snakebites influence human behaviour. ...

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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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Drugs  2 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  15 results

Point-of-care Ultrasound in the Assessment of Snake Bite

Jul 6th, 2022 - Arizona has the highest per capita rate of rattlesnake envenomation (the process by which venom is injected by the bite of a venomous animal) in the United States leading to millions of dollars in health care costs. Local tissue destruction typica...

Broad-spectrum Rapid Antidote: Varespladib Oral for Snakebite

May 11th, 2022 - This is a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 2 study designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of varespladib-methyl, concurrently with SOC, in subjects bitten by venomous snakes. Approximately 110 m...

A Study to Compare Adaptive Support Ventilation vs. Volume Controlled Ventilation for Management of Respiratory Failure in Patients With Neuroparalytic Snake Envenomation

Apr 20th, 2022 - Snake envenoming is a common medical emergency encountered in the tropical countries, and an estimated 35,000 -50,000 people die of snakebite every year in India. The bites of elapid snakes cause predominantly neurotoxicity, which manifests as ocu...

Hemostatic Variables In Snakebite Study

Mar 31st, 2022 - The problem: Snakebite is a neglected disease of the poor in India. Nearly 50,000 individuals die of snake bite every year in the country, making it the region with most number of snakebite related deaths in the world. Snakebite though is one of t...

Optimal Dose of Antivenom for Daboia Siamensis Envenomings

Nov 4th, 2021 - Snake-bite envenoming (SBE) was re-categorized as a priority neglected tropical disease by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2017. Antivenom is considered to be one of the most cost effective health interventions. Despite this, due to challen...

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News  18 results

Scientists Neutralize Pit Viper Venom With Compound From Fruits and Vegetables

May 23rd, 2022 - SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A substance found in fruits and vegetables can neutralize the venom of a poisonous pit viper common in much of South America, Brazilian researchers have discovered. In Brazil, the Bothrops jararaca, also called "yarara," is r...

Search for a snakebite drug might lead to a COVID treatment, too
Jim Robbins, Kaiser Health News

Nov 11th, 2020 - Matthew Lewin, MD, PhD, founder of the Center for Exploration and Travel Health at the California Academy of Sciences, was researching snakebite treatments in rural locations in preparation for an expedition to the Philippines in 2011. The story o.

Search for a Snakebite Drug Might Lead to a COVID Treatment, Too

Nov 11th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center.   Dr. Matthew Lewin, founder of the Center for Exploration and Travel Health at the California Academy of Sciences, was researching snakebite trea...

Search for a Snakebite Drug Might Lead to a COVID Treatment, Too

Nov 11th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The days of incising a snakebite and sucking out the poison are long over, but the current treatment for venomous snakebites remains archaic. Sinc...

What’s Eating You? Dusky Pigmy Rattlesnake Envenomation and Management
Mario J. Sequeira, MD, Andrew J. Sequeira

Nov 5th, 2019 - Rattlesnakes are pit vipers with a rattle attached to the tip of the tail and facial pits located between the eyes and nose with a special organ that detects heat energy (infrared light) and is used for hunting prey. There are 2 genera of rattlesn.

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