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Introduction: Most cases of red-bellied black snake (RBBS) envenomation in dogs respond favourably to treatment comprising of tiger-brown snake antivenom (TBAV), intravenous fluid therapy, analgesia and, if indicated, mechanical ventilation and/or blood transfusion. However, there remains a subset...

Author(s)
Wun, M. K.; Padula, A. M.; Greer, R. M.; Leister, E. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2022, 100, 7, pp 318-328
Abstract

Black snakes (Pseudechis spp) are a genus of venomous Australian elapid snakes that can cause major clinical envenomation in companion animals, which may be fatal, even with appropriate antivenom treatment. Despite its clinical significance, there is little published information on the pathology of ...

Author(s)
Kelly-Bosma, M.; Leister, E.; Padula, A.; Schaffer-White, A.; Bielefeldt-Ohmann, H.; Haworth, M.; Henning, J.; Allavena, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2021, 186, pp 1-6
Abstract

Snakebite is a significant animal health problem for domestic animals in Australia. Animals are more frequently envenomed than humans, perhaps due to their innate hunting instincts. The Australian continent is home to many highly venomous snakes. The most common snake species responsible for animal ...

Author(s)
Padula, A. M.; Ong HuiMei; Kelers, K.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Clinical toxinology in Australia, Europe, and Americas, 2017, pp 505-536
Abstract

Background: This report describes 17 cases of red-bellied black snake envenomation (RBBS; Pseudechis porphyriacus) in dogs in south-eastern Queensland. Patients were prospectively enrolled for the treatment with a new tiger-brown snake antivenom 8000 units, (TBAV; Padula Serums Pty Ltd, VIC, ...

Author(s)
Finney, E. R.; Padula, A. M.; Leister, E. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2020, 98, 7, pp 319-325
Abstract

This report describes a series of ten cases of fulminant pulmonary haemorrhage in dogs following envenomation by the eastern brown snake (Pseudonaja textilis) in south eastern Queensland, Australia. All cases were presented for veterinary treatment during 2011-2018 at a specialist veterinary...

Author(s)
Leong, O. S.; Padula, A. M.; Leister, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Toxicon, 2018, 150, pp 188-194
Abstract

Venom producing animals are ubiquitously disseminated among vertebrates and invertebrates such as fish, snakes, scorpions, spiders, and ticks. Of the ~890 tick species worldwide, 27 have been confirmed to cause paralysis in mammalian hosts. The Australian paralysis tick (Ixodes holocyclus) is the...

Author(s)
Rodriguez-Valle, M.; McAlister, S.; Moolhuijzen, P. M.; Booth, M.; Agnew, K.; Ellenberger, C.; Knowles, A. G.; Vanhoff, K.; Bellgard, M. I.; Tabor, A. E.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Immunology, 2021, 12, October,
Abstract

A 15-month-old, male neutered Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross was presented to its referring veterinarian collapsed and agonal. He was immediately intubated, manually ventilated, and treatment commenced for presumptive snake envenomation with two vials of Tiger/Multi-Brown Snake Antivenom (minimum ...

Author(s)
Kang, K.; Sharp, C. R.; Boyd, C. J.; Turner, K.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2020, 98, 9, pp 455-461
Abstract

A 9-year old female spayed Boston Terrier was found to have a bee stinger in the left metacarpal pad and subsequently collapsed. Treatment for anaphylaxis was initiated. Haemoperitoneum was diagnosed by abdominal focussed assessment with sonography for trauma (AFAST) and abdominocentesis. Computed...

Author(s)
Colthurst, S. M. M.; Simcock, J. O.; Kisielewicz, C.; Hodge, P.; Rowan, C.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2021, 9, 4,
Abstract

This case report describes a dog envenomed by a red-bellied black snake (RBBS; Pseudechis porphriacus) that experienced severe and life-threatening haemolysis. The dog presented with hypersalivation, facial swelling, mildly prolonged activated clotting time and the absence of neurological deficits. ...

Author(s)
Lenske, E.; Padula, A. M.; Leister, E.; Boyd, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Toxicon, 2018, 151, pp 79-83
Abstract

Case report: A case of lowland copperhead snake (Austrelaps superbus) envenomation in a dog is described. The dog developed severe and prolonged neuromuscular paralysis, including ventilatory failure. The dog was treated successfully with antivenom, intravenous fluids and mechanical ventilation....

Author(s)
Wright, L. V.; Indrawirawan, Y. H.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2017, 95, 6, pp 207-210

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