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Bothrops atrox snakes are the leading cause of snake bites in Northern Brazil. The venom of this snake is not included in the antigen pool used to obtain the Bothrops antivenom. There are discrepancies in reports on the effectiveness of this antivenom to treat victims bitten by B. atrox snakes....

Author(s)
Barreto, G. N. L. S.; Oliveira, S. S. de; Anjos, I. V. dos; Chalkidis, H. de M.; Mourão, R. H. V.; Moura-da-Silva, A. M.; Sano-Martins, I. S.; Gonçalves, L. R. de C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2017, 11, 3, pp e0005458
AbstractFull Text

Eleven clinical cases of snake bite in dogs, referred at the hospital with in 2.5 to 6 hrs of envenomation, were subjected to cardiac evaluation. The snake bites were characterized by fang's mark associated with skin discolouration surrounding fang marks in all cases. Cardiac auscultation was...

Author(s)
Varshney, J. P.; Monapara, H. D.
Publisher
Veterinary Practitioner, c/o Dr. A. K. Gahlot, Bikaner, India
Citation
Veterinary Practitioner, 2019, 20, 2, pp 191-194
Abstract

In this case report, specific antivenin treatment for Viperidae snake envenomation in two cattle was defined for the first time. The diagnosis of snake envenomation was made according to the history and clinical findings. Clinical examination revealed systemic (tachycardia, dyspnea, cyanosis,...

Author(s)
Altuğ, N.; İșler, C. T.
Publisher
TÜBİTAK, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, 2019, 43, 4, pp 546-550
Abstract

SaPLIγ is a natural phospholipase A2 (PLA2) inhibitor, isolated from Sinonatrix annularis, that has been demonstrated to protect against envenomation by other venomous snakes. As snake venom PLA2s and mammalian secretory PLA2s are similar, saPLIγ is thought to have potential to alleviate...

Author(s)
Zhang DengHong; Li JingJing; Sun ShiMin; Huang ChunHong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Toxicon, 2018, 151, pp 89-95
AbstractFull Text

A ewe was presented with history of anorexia, weakness and marked facial swelling. On clinical examination, animal had polypnea, halitosis, dyspnoea, ptosis, extended neck, high rectal temperature and increased blood clotting time. Hematological findings revealed decrease in hemoglobin, TEC, PCV...

Author(s)
Kumbhar, N. S.; Borikar, S. T.; Sakhare, M. P.
Publisher
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Ahmedabad, India
Citation
Intas Polivet, 2018, 19, 2, pp 290-291
Abstract

A male Labrador dog of three years age was presented with the history of snake bite and having bloody salivation and abnormal gait. The dog had fang marks of snake bite on their nose. Hematological examination revealed decrease in hemoglobin concentration, PCV, TEC and increase leukocytes count....

Author(s)
Savita; Yogesh Soni; Anil Ahuja; Nayak, T. C.
Publisher
Canine Publishing House, Bikaner, India
Citation
Journal of Canine Development & Research, 2017, 13, pp 48-50
Abstract

Envenomation by venomous snakes is life threatening for horses. However, the efficacy of available treatments for this occurrence, in horses, has not yet been adequately determined. The aim of this study was to describe the treatments provided in cases of Daboia palaestinae envenomation in horses...

Author(s)
Tirosh-Levy, S.; Solomovich-Manor, R.; Comte, J.; Nissan, I.; Sutton, G. A.; Gabay, A.; Gazit, E.; Steinman, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Toxins, 2019, 11, 3, pp 168
Abstract

This report describes a confirmed clinical case of tiger snake (Notechis scutatus) envenomation in a domestic dog that was successfully treated with a novel polyvalent camelid (alpaca; Llama pacos) antivenom. Samples collected from the dog were assayed for tiger snake venom (TSV) using a highly...

Author(s)
Padula, A. M.; Winkel, K. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Toxicon, 2016, 114, pp 59-64
Abstract

A 31-year-old woman presented with high-grade fever, headache and vomiting for 10 days [Puducherry, India]. On examination, she was febrile, drowsy, disoriented with normal vital parameters. There was papilloedema and signs of meningeal irritation without focal neurological deficits. Pyogenic...

Author(s)
Johny, J.; Anil Kumar; Kolar, V. V.; Abdoul Hamide
Publisher
Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India
Citation
Neurology India, 2018, 66, 4, pp 1166
Abstract

Snake venom serine proteases (SVSPs) represent an essential group of enzymatic toxins involved in several pathophysiological effects on blood homeostasis. Some findings suggest the involvement of this class of enzymatic toxins in inflammation. In this paper, we purified and isolated a new gyroxin...

Author(s)
Costa, C. R. C.; Belchor, M. N.; Rodrigues, C. F. B.; Toyama, D. de O.; Oliveira, M. A. de; Novaes, D. P.; Toyama, M. H.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2018, 19, 8, pp 2405

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