Neutralization of coral snake Micrurus nigrocinctus venom by a monovalent antivenom

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Gutiérrez, José María; Rojas Céspedes, Gustavo; Pérez, A.; Arguello, I.; Lomonte, Bruno;
(1991)
  • Subject: Antivenins | Blotting, Western | Immunodiffusion | Species Specificity | Phospholipases A2 | Lethal Dose 50 | Snake venom | Animals | Phospholipases A | Elapid Venoms | Mice
    mesheuropmc: complex mixtures

The neutralizing ability of a monovalent anti-Micrurus nigrocinctus (coral snake) antivenom produced in Costa Rica was tested against the lethal, myotoxic and phospholipase A2 activities of homologous venom. In addition, immunodiffusion and Western blot analyses were pe... View more
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