Immunoglobulin G and F(ab')2 polyvalent antivenoms do not differ in their ability to neutralize hemorrhage, edema and myonecrosis induced by Bothrops asper (terciopelo) snake venom
León Montero, Guillermo
Rojas Céspedes, Gustavo
Gutiérrez, José María
Antivenins | Crotalid Venoms | Immunoglobulin G | Edema | Snake venom | Bothrops | Neutralization Tests | Immunoglobulin Fab Fragments | Mice | Necrosis | Muscle, Skeletal | Animals | Hemorrhage
mesheuropmc: complex mixtures
The ability of whole immunoglobulin G (IgG) and F(ab')2 polyvalent (Crotalinae) antivenoms to neutralize the hemorrhagic, edema-forming and myotoxic activities of Bothrops asper venom was studied. Both antivenoms were adjusted to the same neutralizing potency against le...